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    - Stefanie Moore
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LAKELAND - Timothy Emory "Buck" Tanner, 28, of Lakeland, passed away on September 4, 2012 due to choking on a marshmallow while traveling on a job in Savannah, TN.
He was born on August 27, 1984 in Lakeland, FL. Timothy attended St. Joseph's School and graduated from Mulberry High School in 2002.
Buck served in the United States Army from 2005 to 2008. He was stationed in Germany and served 6 months in Camp Ramandi, Iraq.
He worked for Publix Supermarket from 2000 to 2005 and then from 2007 to 2009.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Lakeland and was a previous member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River.
He is survived by his parents, Timothy E. and Jean A. (Mott) Tanner, his brothers, Raymond B. Tanner, James R. Tanner, Theodore "Teddy" J. Tanner, John G. Tanner, all of Lakeland, grandparents, Raymond and Elorine Mott of Bark River, MI; many aunts and uncles; and many, many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Buddy and Nancy Tanner; four uncles, Butchy, Ted and Fred Mott and Cliff Clifford; and cousins Bobby Mileski and Caden Clifford.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lakeland, FL on Saturday, Sept 22, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Msgr. John P. Caulfield Legacy Scholarship Program. Catholic Schools made a difference on Tanner's life. "Your gift makes a difference in the life of a child in your community!"
The Crawford Funeral Home of Bark River, MI assisted the Tanner family.


Published in Ledger on Sept. 20, 2012