Donald G. Buck, age 88, of Wheaton, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at his home.

    He was born February 5, 1932 in Tulsa, Oklahoma the son of Edward Lane and Marybelle (Smallwood) Buck.  On January 6, 1957 he was united in marriage to Virginia Robinson and to this union one daughter, Renee, was born.  Virginia preceded him in death on January 8, 1998.  Also preceding him in death were his parents; five brothers and one sister, Cliff, Ella, E.L., Joe, Bob and Richard.

    In November, 2000 he married Patty Stevens, who survives.  Also surviving are one daughter, Renee Buck; two step-daughters, Kari Freeman and Kaci McCorkle and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

    Don grew up in Wheaton where he graduated from high school and then received his bachelor degree from SMS in Springfield, Missouri.  During the Korean War he served in the United States Navy.  For five years he taught school and later worked in sales for various businesses.

    Most days you could find him at Main Street Café in Wheaton where he “Held Court”.  He was a member of Chapel of Grace in Monett, Missouri.

    Memorial services with military honors will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Chapel of Grace in Monett, Missouri.

    Cremation arrangements are under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.

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