AMISSVILLE, Va. | C.R. â€œBudâ€? Harms, 80, of Amissville, Va., went to be with his Maker on Feb. 5, 2013. He passed peacefully at home with his loving wife of 55 years, Arlene Harms, by his side. Bud was born on Sept. 8, 1932 in Decatur, Ill., to John and Helen Harms. He was preceded in death by both parents; two sisters and his eldest son, Peter Thomas Harms. He is survived by his wife; two brothers, John N. Harms III and Kerry L. Harms; four children, Dawn Rutledge, Timothy P. Harms, Jennifer Harms and Adam Harms; nine grandchildren, Elijah Harms, Nicholas Odle, Randolph Rutledge, Emily Rutledge, Alexander Harms, Heath Harms, Timothy H. Harms, Tonya Harms and Hope Harms. Bud enjoyed a long career as a communications/electronics technician and supervisor with Western Electric, IBM, and Siemens Corporation for more than 40 years in the United States and Europe. He was a member of the Communication Workers of America. He also realized his longtime ambition of owning and operating Flint Springs Vineyard on his property in Amissville. He was an active member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Warrenton since 1964, where he served as financial secretary and was a choir member for many years. Bud enjoyed organic gardening, beekeeping and was an avid fisherman. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Our Saviour Lutheran Church on Dumfries Road, also in Warrenton. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at Little Fork Church in Rixeyville, following a luncheon at Our Saviour. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church.