Sgt. Maj. Jon Buchleigh "Buck" Smith (1942 - 2015)

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  • "Loved by all of us see you on the other side ! Until we..."
    - Lynn Hahn
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Retired Sgt. Maj. Jon Buchleigh "Buck" Smith died Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
He was a family-oriented man – well-loved and appreciated by everyone he came across.
He married the love of his life and partner of 53 years, Marilyn Lee Heberling, on Feb. 2, 1962, in Washington D.C.
He served 26 years in the U.S. Army. During those years he was stationed in Korea, Vietnam, Japan, Germany, Thailand, Turkey, along with multiple stateside locations.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, leather working and spending time with family.
Survivors include his loving wife, Marilyn Smith; two sons, Jon Scott Smith and Chad Dale Smith (wife Dawn Smith); grandchildren, Zachary Smith, Eric Smith, Charlene Smith and great-granddaughter Trista Smith; and his longtime adopted family, Gerald Harrison, Lynn and Wayne Hahn and their children, April, Brianna, Kassalynn and Matthew. Peggy Wells, Richard Trulli, Michelle and Justin Corbin and their children Thomas, Harley and Raygan.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 1, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.
Published in The Courier Express from May 31 to June 1, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home
1615 South Fort Hood Road | Killeen, TX 765421654 | (254) 634-2638
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