Kenneth L. Buck, 85, of Seelyville, died at 1:57 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Union Hospital.
He was a clerk with the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years and was formerly employed as a truck driver with Girton's in Brazil.
Born Oct. 4, 1918, in Clay County, he was the son of Thomas L. and Sylvia White Buck.
Survivors include his wife of 56 1/2 years, Mary Butwin Buck; three daughters, Susan Buck of Crawfordsville, Mary Ellen Buck of Seelyville and Dorothy Buck of Seelyville; a son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Laura Buck of Jasper; four sisters-in-law, Anne Tribble, Helen Meunier, Dorothy Jones and Betty Butwin; a brother-in-law George Butwin; two grandsons, Dan Buck and his wife, Brandi, of Jasper and Joe Buck of Jasper; and a great-granddaughter, Maci Buck; and several nieces and nephews.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, AARP, American Postal Workers Union, National Association of Retired Federal Employees and American Legion Post 2 of Brazil VFW Post 1127.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and coached at Terre Haute North Little League and Babe Ruth at Valle Field.
Kenneth was an avid golfer and a St. Louis Cardinals fan.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Holy Rosary Church with the Rev. Father Kenneth Ciano officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery with military services by American Legion Post 2 and VFW Post 1127. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with a prayer service Friday evening.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Rosary Church or Catholic Charities of Terre Haute.