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BURTON H. MOREE "Buck" Age 82 of Palm Beach Gardens, FL passed away peacefully in Hospice at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center on June 18, 2012. Buck was born and raised in Riviera Beach, FL. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1948 and spent the early years of the Korean War in the Air Rescue Squadron at Hamilton Field, CA. He was Honorably Discharged in 1952. After earning his pilot's license, Buck flew for several cargo companies and a Canadian airline in the Artic. Buck joined Delta Air Lines in January 1956 and provided the airline with 31 years of service. He retired in March, 1987 at age 57 - closing his beloved flying career as an L-1011 Captain. Buck is predeceased by his loving parents Nellie and Alonzo Moree; sister, Delphine Mathis, and two brothers, Errol Moree and Thomas Moree. He is survived by his three daughters, Cheri (Rob) Kasprak, Cindy Moree, and Darlene Moree and his two granddaughters, Erika Kasprak and Kristen Rawls and great-granddaughter, Aurora Villalobos. At Buck's request, there will be no service. "To fly west, my friend, is a flight we all must take for a final check." Royal Palm Funeral Home, West Palm Beach, FL in charge of Arrangements. To express condolences and/or make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.com/obituaries
Published in The Palm Beach Post from June 22 to June 29, 2012
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