Marion “Doc” Buck

Godfrey | Friday, December 25 2015

Marion “Doc” Buck passed away on Friday, December 25, 2015 at Integrity Nursing Home in Godfrey. He was born in Gary, Indiana on December 27, 1922 the son of the late Ford E. and Mary (Johnson) Buck. On September 16, 1953 he married Mary Ellen (Osburn) and she preceded him in death on September 14, 2002. He was retired from Hunter Meat Company as a salesman. He was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Alton, a member of the Alton Knights of Columbus, a former member of the Moose Lodge in Jerseyville and the Alton-Wood River Sportsmen Club in Godfrey. Surviving include numerous nieces and nephews and his caretaker Patricia Harmon of Alton. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a brother; Fred Buck and an infant sister. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m -10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton followed by a funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor Kenneth Steffen to officiate. Burial will be at Noble Cemetery in Otterville, IL . Memorials may be made to SS Peter & Paul Building Fund or SS Peter & Paul School in Alton, IL. Additional information and online guest book may be found at

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