Bud was the son of unknown parents. The date and place of his birth have not been found.
His wife is not known. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Cathy (?-?).
Per Wadette Howell Matthews:
He (Bud) was one of my Dad’s dear close friend for years. He was Bud Ryan. He and Daddy joined up same day for WWII. Daddy Army and Bud Marines. Daddy and Bud worked together at Wards. (School busses).