Mauritz “Bud” Hercules, Jr. age 80 of Mozart, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born January 13, 1942 in Wheeling son of the late Mauritz “Jake” Hercules, Sr. and Alice Honsaker Hercules.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, 1 sister and a grandson

Survivors include his wife, of 59 years, Betty Smith Hercules; four daughters: Tina (Darrell) Hercules, Tammy (Ron) McFadden, Tracy (John) Miller and Theresa (Brad) Costain all of Wheeling; two sisters: Alice (Junior) Finsley of Windsor Heights and Ann (Charlie) Hercules of Triadelphia; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8pm at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 1 Ridgecrest Road, Bethlehem/Wheeling where funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00am.

Interment in Park View Memorial Gardens, Wheeling.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com