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Robert Oliver Buck
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1920
Tularosa
Otero County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1948
Bayard
Grant County
New Mexico, USA

Funeral services for Robert Buck, who died at 12:55 a. m. Sunday as a result of a bullet wound received last Thursday morning when he and Quentin Hulse were both shot through the chest with one bullet- from the gun of Ben Martinez, operator of a bar just outside Bayard, were held in Silver City Tuesday afternoon at the First Methodist church with the Rev. Brian Haskell of Deming officiating. Burial was In the City Cemetery with the Elks Lodge in charge of services at the grave Cox Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were B A: Cook, Portales; Murray Morgan, Alamogordo; Eugene Ralston; Hurley; Johnny Walker, Silver City; Joe Tomich, Silver City; Ridel Reinheardt, Silver City, Julian McSherry, Bayard; Don Smith, Bayard, and Bob Gillespie. Silver City. All of the pallbearers served with Buck in the army. Robert was a son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Buck of Silver City and was born in Tularosa, where he attended grade school. He was graduated from Teachers College High School here. Buck was 27 years of age and had an enviable record with the Army in World War 11, having served three and a half years overseas. He served in Tunisia, and the Rhineland, southern France and the Rhineland. His decorations included the American Theater ribbon; European, African and Middle Eastern ribbons; the Good conduct medal; a bronze arrowhead, the Victory medal and three battle stars. Survivors include his parents and a sister, Mrs. Elvin Taylor of Silver City. 
 
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  Alonzo L. Buck (1893 - 1957)
 
Burial:
City Cemetery
Silver City
Grant County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Eddie Ortiz
Record added: Aug 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75149211
 

 
 
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