Gerald Buck (1940 - 2018)

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Gerald passed away at his home in Foresthill on Aug. 16, 2018. Gerald was born on March 19, 1940 in Alpine, Arkansas to Ira and Odie Buck. He graduated from Amity High School in Amity, Arkansas.
In May 1960 he moved to Foresthill California and immediately went to work for the Foresthill Lumber Mill where he spent the next 35 years employed as a diesel mechanic. He was the last employee to leave the mill when they closed the doors in 1995.
On May 12, 1961 he married Joyce Evans of Arkansas.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Ronald and sister Irma. He is survived by his ex-wife Joyce Buck and his sons Carey Buck (Denise) and Ross Buck (Rhonda), his 5 grandchildren Thomas Buck (Amanda), Christina Buck (Zak), Joshua Buck, Alyssa Buck and Travis Bolitho as well as 6 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his younger sister Martha Richardson (Harmon) of Alpine Arkansas.
A private burial will be held. A celebration of life with desserts and coffee is planned for October 28, 2018 1 pm at Foresthill Memorial Hall, Foresthill, California.
Published in Auburn Journal on Sept. 9, 2018
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