Bud Wesley Aracich, 73, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away October 5, 2019, at the Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV.

He was born January 29, 1946 in Wheeling, WV to the late Frank Aracich and Eva Shaffer Aracich Swager.

He retired from Crown Cork and Seal where he worked as a shipping foreman. Bud was a member of Kadesh Chapel Church and an Army Veteran.

He is survived by his wife Joan Amrose Aracich, daughters Stephanie Machado and Andre of Raford, NC, BudE Bell and Tyler of El Paso, Tx, step-son Jimmy Hancher of Wellsburg, WV and step-daughter Paula Hancher and her companion Tim Nale of Wellsburg, WV, four brothers Dick Aracich and Barb, Larry Aracich and Shelly, James “Gup” Aracich and Terry and Kirk Swager and Kerri all of Wellsburg, WV, four sisters Joyce Aracich of Follansbee, WV, Janet Mitchell and Raymond of Bethany, WV, Judith Aracich of Wheeling, WV, and Karen Aracich of Wellsburg, WV, seven grandchildren, Wesley, Andre, Chantelle, Skye, Madison, Hunter, and Carter, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation will be Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 11 until the time of service at 3 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home 1515 Charles Street, Wellsburg, WV 26070, with full military honors by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. A special thanks to the Brightwood Center for their loving care to Bud. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice or the Wounded Warriors. Online condolences may be may at ReasnerOfWellsburg.com.