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Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel & Cemetery

7301 East Lancaster, Fort Worth, TX

OBITUARY

Jerry Duane Buck

July 15, 1932May 11, 2011

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- Jerry D. Buck died at a good old age, an old man full of years, and was gathered to his people Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethesda Community Church, 4700 Beach St., Fort Worth. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Jerry was born in Red Wing, Minnesota on July 15,1932. His family moved to Osceola, Wisconsin, where he spent most of his childhood. He attended Texas Wesleyan University on a basketball scholarship, where he met Mary Lou Bush.They married in 1952 and had 3 children, Janet, Gary, and Lee. For many years Jerry worked with his father for E.M. Hale & Company selling library books to elementary schools across Texas. Jerry later moved his family to Dallas where he worked for Industrial Catering. He lost Mary Lou in 1974, and in the same year married Rebecca Ohm. Jerry and Rebecca had one child together, Robert. He continued working for Industrial Catering for many years working his way up from being a driver all the way to plant manager and later warehouse manager. When he retired from Industrial Catering he took his family out on the road for a 6 week trip of the Western United States. Jerry's final employer was the Fort Worth Star Telegram, for whom he delivered papers until he retired in 1994. He spent his retirement caring for his family. His grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and his entire family were his life. Survivors: Children, Janet, Gary, Lee and Robert; grandchildren Ruth and Samuel (with one more grandson, Nathan, still on the way); and great-grandchildren, Christian and Dillion.

Arrangements under the direction of Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel & Cemetery, Fort Worth, TX.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 13, 2011
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 14, 2011

Memories

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May 18, 2011

Sending sympathy and condolences to the family of Mr. Jerry D. Buck. May you gain peace and comfort in sharing and holding his memory in your hearts.
God Bless.
Steve, Bernadette, Nick and Adam Bernardini.

Robert Buck

May 16, 2011

Tim and Christy- and all who posted- thank you so much. I know the entire family really appreciates it...

Tim Hill

May 13, 2011

Christy and I are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Just a short drive away if you need us.

May 13, 2011

Janet,
I am deeply sorry for your lost father. I hope you can take solace in knowing that Mr. Buck knew you loved him and you have such a good heart. "May he rest in peace"come true for both of you.
Mick

Inez Bush

May 13, 2011

Dearest family, James 3rd, Richard and Inez share your pain and the joy of knowing we will be with Jerry again one day
our sympathy and love

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY