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Roy E Buck

June 25, 1935September 15, 2020

Roy E. Buck Jr.

Roy E. Buck Jr., 85, of Belleville, WV passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the Ravenswood Care Center in Ravenswood WV. He was born on June 25, 1935 in Parkersburg, WV to the late Jessie Z. Delancy Buck and the late Roy Earnest Buck. He retired from AMCO after 34 years of service in the maintenance department. He was the owner and operator of Bucks Excavating, and he was always willing to help the community and his neighbors with his services, including Belleville Homecoming. He was an active member of the American Baptist Mens Mission, including trips to Nicaragua. He was a member of Belleville Baptist Church where he served as a trustee. He has been awarded with the Hometown Hero Award, twice by Modern Woodman of America for his service to the community. Roy is survived by his wife of 54 years, Anna Lou Townsend Buck, sons; Douglas (Brenda), Ron (Linda) Buck, and John Buck, a daughter; Debbie Brown, brother; Richard (Adeline) Buck, grandchildren; Katie (Clint) Radcliff and Tyler Buck; great-grandchildren; Quinn, Eden and Violet Radcliff. Also, survived by his nieces; Christie (Scott) Collins of Florida, J. J Evans, of Washington D.C. and Veronica (Adam) Stutler of South Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and brother-in-law Jack and Jean Evans and a grandson, Heath Buck. A special thanks goes to the Ravenswood Care Center for the great care Roy received while there. Funeral Service will be Friday, September 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home with Randy Dornon and Larry Dale officiating the service. Visitation will be Thursday, September 17, 2020, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home and Friday 11 am to 1 pm prior to funeral service. Interment will be at Sunset Memory Gardens.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Service:

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Visitation Service:

    Friday, September 18, 2020

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, September 18, 2020

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Jack Cobb

September 20, 2020

I met Roy as a volunteer with the American Baptist Men Disaster Relief Ministry. He was generous with his time, his talents, and his material blessings. Whenever ABMen called on Roy for whatever, he responded generously. No one knows the the time and equipment hours Roy donated in service to his Lord. I am confident he was greeted by his Master with "well done good and faithful servant."

Patsy VanMeter

September 18, 2020

I have lots of sweet memories of this man! We shared a lot of good times at family get togethers, church events, & community activities! I enjoyed sitting with him on their front porch —talking of days gone by!
Roy will be missed by all who love him! ♥️ &🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Kim Serra (white)

September 17, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Praying for your whole family.

Felicia Zamora

September 17, 2020

In 2005 I've had the honor in working alongside Roy when I was a coordinator for the West Virginia American Baptist Mission Teams in Nicaragua with the organization PROVADENIC and then later AMOS.

Roy had a real kind soul and heart, and was always wanting to be a good servant. He was really supportive of the work of the institution that I belonged to during that time.

In 2009 was the last time that I saw him alongside his wife Anna Lou. I had the pleasure of visiting them at their home. He was in good spirits and he always enjoyed a good laugh.

Sr. Roy may you rest in peace alongside family and friends. "Well done, good and faithful servant."

Ruth Conrad

September 17, 2020

We were so sorry to hear about Roy. The last time we spoke with him we talked about riding Vernon's bus and the old days. He will be missed!
Sincerely,
Clifford and Ruth Conrad

Susan and Larry Dale

September 17, 2020

Dear Anna Lou and all of Roy’s family,

We are praying for you all at this time as we remember Roy’s strong work ethic and willingness to share his time and resources. We remember how he was an integral part of his church and community. A lot of our memories are of Roy’s heart as he served his Lord on the mission field in Nicaragua. We will never forget him.

We love you all,
Larry and Susan Dale


Marcia Dupont

September 16, 2020

Dear Anna Lou and family... I know your hearts are sad while at the same time you would never wish Roy back into the chaos of this earthly journey. You have many wonderful memories that will make you laugh and make you cry....enjoy the memories and tell all the stories you can think of to your kids and grandkids! I found this prayer by Billy Graham ....
My prayer today is that we will feel the loving arms of God wrapped around us, and will know in our hearts that He will never forsake us as we trust in Him.
—Billy Graham
Peace to you all!

Patty Foggin

September 16, 2020

Roy was a great reflection of Jesus. I fondly remember him working at my parents home after a fire destroyed everything.

Roy always was a hard worker, especially at the Belleville Homecoming. Had lots of good times working with him. We were great at selling 50/50 tickets!

Lots of prayers for you, Anna Lou, and all of the family.

Leslie Leslie Townsend

September 16, 2020

So very sorry for your loss of Roy. I’m keeping the family close in prayer.
I remember Roy always smiling and having a story to tell whenever I spoke with him.
God bless. 💕

Jan Memel

September 16, 2020

Anna Lou and family,
I am so sorry to learn of Roy’s passing. My sincere condolences to you and your precious family.
Much love to all,
Jan Memel

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