Graveside funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery for longtime local educator John William Buck, 76, of Lebanon.
A teacher at both Lebanon and Mt. Juliet High Schools, Mr. Buck died Thursday Oct. 31, 2013 at the
Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Visitation will be held 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3rd and Monday from 1 p.m. until the funeral. Services will be conducted by Bro. John Petree.
Survivors include: 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 and Sam Buck; great granddaughter Haven as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John Oliver and Georgia Anna Baird Buck.
Active pallbearers: David Buck, Ben Buck, Sam Buck, Jason Sullivan, Chris Thompson, Dalton Harris, Mark Wright & Francisco Hernandez. Honorary: Newell "Red" Jenkins, Boyd Mitchell,
Carlton Thomas, Frank Buck, Mike Rutledge, Charlie Rutledge, Chase Brown, Brice Purcell, John Doude & Bubba Jennings.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions may be made in Mr. Buck's memory to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, 2200 Children's Way, Nashville, 37232.
Arrangements are in the care of Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel.