Donald G. Buck

Donald G. Buck, 88, of Wheaton, passed away June 23, 2020 at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1932 in Tulsa, Okla. to Edward Lane and Marybelle (Smallwood) Buck. He grew up in Wheaton where he graduated from high school and then received his bachelor’s degree from SMS in Springfield. During the Korean War he served in the United States Navy. For five years he taught school and later worked in sales for various businesses.
In 1957 he was married to Virginia Robinson; she preceded him in death in 1998. In 2000 he married Patty Stevens, who survives.
He is survived by: daughter, Renee Buck; step-daughters, Kari Freeman and Kaci McCorkle; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by: his parents; siblings, Cliff, Ella, E.L., Joe, Bob and Richard.
Memorial service with military honors was held June 28, 2020 at Chapel of Grace in Monett. Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.


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