Mr. Budd H. McDonald, 66, of Franklin died at his home on Dec. 4, 2018.
He was born in Franklin on Sept. 27, 1952 the son of Roland and Evelyn (Keyser) McDonald.
Budd resided in Franklin most of his life.
He served in the US Navy and was aboard the ship that recovered the first Apollo space capsule.
Mr. McDonald worked at Watts Regulator in Franklin for many years.
He enjoyed the outdoors especially fishing. He loved his dogs Zoey and Zeus very much.
Family members include his children: Carrie McDonald of Franklin, Dawn Austin of Dunnsville, VA, and Christopher McDonald, Sr., of Franklin, 2 grandchildren, Kaitlin Chandonnait and Christopher McDonald, Jr., close friend, Pam Clement of Franklin, a sister, Gerry Atwood of Franklin, 3 brothers: Bruce McDonald and Sid McDonald, both of Franklin, and Wayne McDonald of Andover, and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by siblings: Winnie Mansfield, Roland McDonald, Jr., John H. McDonald, Raymond McDonald, and Brian McDonald.
A service and interment will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at 12 noon at the NH Veterans Cemetery Chapel in Boscawen.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home in Franklin is assisting with arrangements.
For directions and an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com