Doris Rigdon Buck (1927 - 2012)

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1927 - 2012

Doris Rigdon Buck, age 84, passed away March 6, 2012 with her family at her bedside. Mrs. Buck was a native of Louisiana and moved to Cantonment, Florida in 1979. A long time member of the First Baptist Church of Cantonment, she was well-known for her sewing and baking skills in serving her church and community.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, John L. Buck Jr.

Survived include her sons, John L. Buck III (Bonnie) and Thomas L. Buck (Sandra), brother, Vernon D. Rigdon (Marilyn), grandson, John Russell Buck (Lauren), step granddaughters, Tonya Duke (Dave), Deana Lepa (Jeff), Janice Gilley (Ron), Cynthia Perkins, 4 nephews, 4 nieces, 5 step great grandsons, and 1 step great granddaughter.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM at Pensacola Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, 7433 Pine Forest Rd, Pensacola.

The funeral will be at 11:00 AM Friday, March 9, 2012, at the First Baptist Church of Cantonment, 118 Morris Avenue. Officiating will be Rev. Larry Huff and Dr. Will Stone.

Pallbearers are Aaron Hodge, Ken Hicks, Ronnie Gilmore, Fred Raby, James May, and Dennis Carlson. Honorary pallbearers will be the Esther Sunday School Class.

The family wishes to express sincere thanks and gratitude to her dear friends Peggy Hodge, Mary Ballard, and Barbara Carr. Also the family wishes to express gratitude and special thanks her long time physician Dr. Adelaida Torres, Drs. William Bailey, William D. Doty, William Goldsmith, Mary Alfano-Torres, and to all the doctors, nurses and staff at the Sacred Heart SICU for their care and compassion.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Mar. 8, 2012