James Alfred “Bud” Bottoms
January 17, 1928 – September 23, 2018
Artist, outdoorsman, environmentalist, community activist, family man, gentleman: kind, considerate, and cordial. He and his wife, Carole Ann, were lovingly devoted to each other. He loved unconditionally his large, extended, and blended family.
He is swimming with dolphins; he is flying with eagles; he is walking with the Ancestors. He is off sculpting the clouds and re-arranging the stars, but he also lives on in our hearts. May his memory be an inspiration for us to be kind to one another, care for our community, and fiercely protect the majestic sea and sacred land that surround us.