The Ottumwa Courier

August 1, 2013

Arthur Buck


Ottumwa Courier

---- — EDDYVILLE — Arthur M. Buck, 85, formerly of Eddyville and Blakesburg, died July 30, 2013, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.

He was born June 25, 1928, in Appanoose County, Iowa, to Clarence and Anna Cox Buck. He married Shirley McKittrick; they divorced. She preceded him in death May 9, 2013. He married Ellen Ruth Richards. She preceded him in death on May 23, 2013.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Arthur worked for 13 years on the CB&Q and Rock Island Railroads and had been an over the road truck driver.

He was a member of Eddyville Post #418 American Legion.

Surviving are his children, Dixie, Alan, Twyla, Debra Sue, Brian, Diana and Thom; stepchildren, Jerry, Larry, Randy, Rick, Tim and Thomasena; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Ida Krum of Centerville; and a brother, Delbert Buck of Utah.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a stepson, Chris; three sisters, Jessie Mae Buck, Pearl Buck and Lucille Buck; a brother, Earl Buck; a half brother, Louie Milburn.

His body has been cremated.

Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Oskaloosa at 1714 Pella Ave., Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eddyville Post #418 American Legion.


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