Robert Allen ‘Bud’ Norwood, 73

Robert Allen 'Bud' Norwood of Pocatello, died on Wednesday evening,
June 19th, 2013, at his home. He was born on February 4, 1940 in Moreland, Idaho, to Ronald Glen Norwood and Elva Effey Dawson Norwood. He grew up in Riverside, Idaho where he attended Snake River schools and
lettered in wrestling, football and track. He graduated in from Snake River High School in 1959. Bud married Joyce Chaffin on February 8,1958. They were later divorced. Bud married Iris Jean ‘Jeanne’ Harman in
Pocatello, Idaho on March 15, 1963. Bud was employed by Kraft Foods in Pocatello, Idaho when he was drafted into the US Army in April, 1963 and served during the Vietnam Conflict as a senior wheel vehicle mechanic where he received the Good Conduct Medal. He loved the outdoors and was employed by the US Forrest Service for many years. Bud enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, gardening, feeding his hummingbirds and loved and enjoyed his family. Bud is survived by his daughter, Robin Summerhays (Steve)of Helena, MT; his son, Robert Allen Norwood of Seattle, Washington; and his daughter Shanna Leigh Norwood of Hailey, Idaho;
five grandchildren, Clint Feight (Daisy), Amanda Miller (Jeremy), Justin
Feight, Michael Walsh and Brittany Summerhays; and five great grandchildren. Two sisters, Marjorie Parker, Melba Buttars (Dale); three brothers, Jerry Richard Norwood (Rosa), Terry Norwood (Linda) and Dennis Norwood (Barbara). He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Iris Jean ‘Jeanne’ Norwood and his parents and grandparents. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Cornelison Funeral Chapel, 431 N. 15th Ave., Pocatello, 232-0542, where family will receive friends Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. and 1 hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday. Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery, near Blackfoot. Condolences may be sent to the family online at In Lieu of flowers memorials may be given
in Bud’s memory for a memorial to be placed at a trailhead in the Caribou
National Forrest in care of Shanna Norwood at Cornelison Funeral Home
at 431 North 15th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83201.