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Finis W. "Buck" Buck

February 23, 1930 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Finis W. "Buck" Buck Obituary

WOOSTER – Finis W. “Buck” Buck, age 93, passed away on January 10, 2024.

Born on February 23, 1930 in Livingston, TN to the late James T. “J.T.” and Donna (Chatt) Buck, he had been a resident of Wooster for 6 years and had previously been a resident of Doylestown since 1967. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Buck retired from B.F. Goodrich after 43 years of service. A life member of the Doylestown American Legion #407 and VFW Post #1066, he was also a member of Loyal Oak VFW, South Akron Orioles Nest #167, and was a Master Mason with Coventry Lodge #83 F. & A.M. in Akron and also was a 32nd degree mason with the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. Buck loved to laugh and spend time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Lily Mae Buck; second wife, Bonnie Alice Buck; daughter, Carolyn Dormer; brothers, James T. and Billy Buck; sisters, Wanda Smith and Betty Brown; and cousin, Edwin Garrett. Buck is survived by his longtime love, Shirley Alexander of Wooster; children, Greg Turner (Tammy VanMeter) of Rittman, Nancy Khanna (Mike Glazier) of Kent, Brenda (Marc) Dunbar of Rocklin, CA, and Jeff (Valerie) Buck of Barberton; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister, Shelvie DuBree of Smiths Grove, KY; Shirley’s children, Ken Alexander, Don Alexander, Dottie Sines, Connie Sheeter, and Pam Phillips; 9 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren; other family and friends.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, January 14, 2024 from 3-5 p.m. at Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH 44230. A chapel committal service will be held on Monday, January 15, 2023 at 12 p.m. at Hillside Memorial Park, 1025 Canton Rd., Akron, OH 44312. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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January 14, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
132 N. Portage St.
Doylestown, OH 44230

January 15, 2024

12:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Park
1025 Canton Rd
Akron, OH 44312


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