T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home

329 Goodnight Ave, Pueblo, CO


Anthony "Buck" Merl Butkovich

April 15, 1955August 4, 2019

Anthony (Tony) “Buck” Butkovich, 64, passed away August 4, 2019. He is preceded in death by his father, Frank “Ponch” Butkovich; mother, Jackie Arkot; and sister, Juanita Butkovich. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Laura; sons, John and Patrick; daughter, Heather (Jeff) Elder; and grandson, Jeffery Elder. Retired from the U.S. Post Office after 30+ years, Navy Veteran, devoted family man, loved by many family and friends. Per Buck's wishes, sports apparel welcome and preferred. In Lieu of food or flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region – Pueblo Campus.


  • Anthony is preceded in death by his father, Frank;
    Mother, Jackie Arkot;
    and sister, Juanita Butkovich.
    He is survived by his wife, Laura;
    Sons, John and Patrick;
    Daughter, Heather (Jeff) Elder;
    and Grandson, Jeffery Elder.


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, August 14, 2019


Anthony "Buck" Merl Butkovich

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David W. McDonald

August 13, 2019

My deepest condolences to Tony’s family. We shared memories working together at the Post Office. You’ll be missed cousin Tony.

Dean Chiarito

August 12, 2019

Had the priviledge of teaching both his boys and having his wife assist at their school. Enjoyed conversations, jokes, and laughs. Anthony will be greatly missed and I am honored to have known him. God bless and hugs to the family🤗😇

Kenny Rotolo

August 12, 2019

Buck you were always a good friend and always there when I needed a good laugh when things were not going right at the good old post office. Our condolences go out to the family. You will always be a good friend and will be remembered forever.

Gina Hayworth

August 12, 2019

My sincere condolences to Tony's family. I will always remember him as a person 'larger than life,' with an easy smile and a quick laugh! He will be missed.....