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 John Napolean Bucher

John Napolean Bucher

Birth
Yell County, Arkansas, USA
Death 1 May 1932 (aged 61)
Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, USA
Burial Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 63
Memorial ID 27904176 · View Source
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Killed in a robbery by associates of Clyde Barrow. Clyde knew the Bucher's son and was known by sight to the family, when the idea surfaced to rob the safe in Mr. Bucher's store, Clyde volunteered to act as driver. The two men that would enter the store on a ruse would be Ted Rogers and an associate of Ralph Fults known anly as "Johnny." Mr Bucher answered a knock on his door, late one night, and the two men asked to buy some guitar strings. They offered a $10 bill, knowing that Bucher would have to open the safe for change. Unknown to them though Mr Bucher also kept a pistol in the safe. When he reached for it he was shot through the heart and died instantly.


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  • Created by: Lanny Medlin
  • Added: 29 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27904176
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Napolean Bucher (27 Feb 1871–1 May 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27904176, citing Ridge Park Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Lanny Medlin (contributor 46802850) .