Visitation for Mr. Buck will be held Sunday, Nov. 3 from 2-6 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel and Monday, Nov. 4 from 1 p.m. until graveside services at 3 p.m. in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Bro. John Petree will officiate the service.
Mr. Buck, age 76, passed away Thursday Oct. 31, 2013 in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John Oliver and Georgia Anna Baird Buck.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joyce Buck; son, David William (Dawn) Buck; brother, Frank (Lena) Buck; grandchildren, Ashley Buck, Amber (Francisco Hernandez) Buck, Ben Buck, Sam Buck; great-granddaughter, Haven; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Buck was a teacher, working with students at Lebanon High School and Mt. Juliet Junior High School.
Active pallbearers will be David Buck, Ben Buck, Sam Buck, Jason Sullivan, Chris Thompson, Dalton Harris, Mark Wright and Francisco Hernandez. Honorary pallbearers will be Newell “Red” Jenkins, Boyd Mitchell, Carlton Thomas, Frank Buck, Mike Rutledge, Charlie Rutledge, Chase Brown, Brice Purcell, John Doude and Bubba Jennings.
In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions may be made in Mr. Buck’s memory to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, 2200 Children’s Way, Nashville, TN 37232.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-7007, obituary line 615-444-7700, partlowchapel.com.