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Leonard H. “Bud” Dykins, 93, of Montoursville, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 22, 2022



MONTOURSVILLE, PA ~ Leonard H. “Bud” Dykins, 93, of Montoursville, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at his residence. He was born March 5, 1929, in Nanticoke, PA, the son of the late Leonard Joseph and Evelyn Brown Dykins.

Bud graduated from Nanticoke High School in 1946. He also graduated from Bucknell University with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering in 1950.

He was married to the love of his life the late Lois Kashner Dykins for 54 years who passed away October 16, 2011. They were married July 3, 1967.

Bud was employed as a chemical engineer at Merck for 20 years and at DER from where he retired.

He was a lifetime member of the Danville Elks. Bud was also a member of the Nanticoke Mason Lodge #332, the Caldwell Consistory and Faith United Methodist Church of Montoursville, PA.

He enjoyed hunting and music. Bud was an avid New York Yankees and New York Giants fan. Bud loved spending time in the kitchen cooking meals with his family. His greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his family and friends.

Bud is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his aunts and uncles.

A Celebration of Bud’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 11:00AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 42 W Mahoning St., Danville, PA 17821 with the Reverend Charles E. Gummo, retired Methodist minister officiating. Friends will be received from 10:00-10:45am. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville, PA.

The family will provide flowers. Memorial Contributions in his memory may be made to Lupus Foundation of America PO Box 41629 Boston MA 02241/donate online to or Faith United Methodist Church, 700 Fairview Drive, Montoursville, PA 17754.

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 W. Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821.

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