Carl A. Buck Sr.

Carl A. Buck Sr.

MONTGOMERY — Carl A. Buck Sr., 93, of Montgomery, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at his home.

Born Nov. 21, 1925, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Willard and Selma (Lawson) Buck.

A graduate of the Clinton Montgomery High School, he served honorably with the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Mr. Buck worked for many years with the former Reading Railroad in various positions, retiring as a brakeman.

He was a member of the Bower-Decker Post 251 American Legion, Montgomery, VFW Post 743, Montgomery, the Bloomsburg Moose, Elks Lodge 754, Danville and the Elbow Fish and Game Club.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Carl A. Jr. and Mary Buck, of Montgomery; a daughter, Debra Mills, of Watsontown; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Beverly A. (Taylor) Buck; his second wife, Erma (Hampe) Buck; three children, Jeffery Van Buck, and twins Terry Lynn Buck and Linda Huffman; and one brother, Eugene Buck.

Friends will be received from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, where the funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Burial with full military honors will follow in Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Wounded Warrior Project online at or to the Disabled American Vets online at

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