Chandler “Bud” Mills Tecca passed away on December 8, 2020 at the Big Sky Care Facility in Helena, Montana. He was born on June 12, 1953 at an early age in Redding, California to Margaret Martin and Chandler Hillman. Bud grew up in the Livingston area and after high school he moved to Washington State. He joined the Marines on November 26, 1971 and was honorably discharged on September 14, 1973.
Bud worked as an electrician in the Bremerton, Washington-area shipyards until he returned to Livingston where he met the love of his life, Patricia Ann Tecca. They were married on August 25, 2005 in Livingston. Bud and Pattie settled in Boulder in 2007. Bud was a born-again Christian and enjoyed country music and fishing.
A graveside service at the Boulder Cemetery will be held on Flag Day, June 14, at 1 p.m.