California’s Oldest Man, Giles “Bud” Cropsey, dies at 111

A lifelong Oakland resident, who held the title of the oldest living man in California, has died. Giles “Bud” Cropsey died on Wednesday.

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Oakland resident, who was California’s oldest living man, dies at age 111

A lifelong Oakland resident, who held the title of the oldest living man in California, has died. Giles “Bud” Cropsey died on Wednesday, only ten days after he observed his 111th birthday. As the family lamented Cropsey’s departure, they were finding solace in the fact that his three children and extended family were able to be together to celebrate his birthday earlier this month. While he lost much of his speech toward the end of his life, his family said he managed to express his love and thankfulness.

“He realized at one point that we were all there for his birthday,” the family stated, adding, “He was at ease knowing his three children were able to be there.” And for the family, there was tremendous consolation in knowing that until the very last, Giles “Bud” Cropsey was Oakland through and through. They reported that he died peacefully in his sleep and highlighted that the last meal they saw him eat was ice cream from Oakland’s famous ice cream firm Dreyer’s.

“And he got to die in Oakland,” Cropsey’s daughter-in-law said. “He was a great presence, and we will miss him terribly,” she added. There was also peace in knowing that he made the most of his 111 years. As he paid respect to his father’s life, Duane Corpsey stated, “It’s hard to say anything other than, dad lived a very, very full life.”

Giles “Bud” Cropsey Age, Family, Early Life

Giles “Bud” Cropsey was 111 years old. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His actual birth date and Zodiac sign are not known.

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On Giles “Bud” Cropsey’s parents, there is currently no information known.

Giles “Bud” Cropsey Wife, What about his Children?

It appears that Giles “Bud” Cropsey is a married guy with children. Therefore, there is no information on his relationship or children available.

Giles “Bud” Cropsey Career, What was his profession?

Giles “Bud” Cropsey’s family claims that he later achieved success as a certified public accountant in Oakland, where he managed numerous significant accounts for clients like newspaper tycoon William Hearst and Mondavi Winery.

He did not slow down after retiring and continued to be involved in a number of activities. Giles “Bud” Cropsey enjoyed traveling. He went to performances and loved the Oakland Symphony. Together with his son Duane Cropsey, he also operated a walnut farm in Lodi. According to his relatives, he was an environmentalist before his time.

He abhorred waste and recycled and repurposed it whenever he could. Giles “Bud” Cropsey provided for his city as well. He gave free piano lessons and worked with children in Oakland schools as a volunteer. Over the years, he showed his kindness in a variety of different ways as well. While working as a teacher at Oakland’s Roosevelt School, he noticed that the music room needed to be re-carpeted because it was in poor condition and would make the students’ learning experience better.

How much is Giles “Bud” Cropsey Net Worth?

However, we don’t have any specific information about Giles “Bud” Cropsey’s net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

There are no available details regarding Giles “Bud” Cropsey’s educational background.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Giles “Cropsey is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Giles “Bud” Cropsey’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorBrown
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Giles “Bud” Cropsey’s should be knows

Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusMarried