June 30, 2003 — Panama City, Florida
Arthur Floyd "Bud" Titus, Sr., of Panama City, died June 30, 2003, in a local nursing home. He was a lifelong resident of Panama City and was a 1933 graduate of Bay High School. He was the owner and operator of Moon Jewelry Company and a member of Palo Alto Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, where he successfully completed 25 flying missions over Europe, earning him the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Orma Titus and a son, Arthur Floyd Titus Jr. He is survived by a son, Roy Titus and wife, Pat, of Fairhope, Ala.; daughter, Kay Tally and husband, Burton, of Nashville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, Brenna Tally, Meghan Tally, Trey Tally, all of Nashville, Jessica Titus, Jacob Titus of Panama City, Janie McGuire of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Julie Rudolph and husband, Mark, of Huntsville, Ala.; and a great-granddaughter, Caroline Jane Rudolph. Graveside services will be held today at 3 p.m. in Lynn Haven Cemetery with military honors conducted at the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today.