Herlin Raymond "Buck" Welker Jr., 65, died Nov. 10 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa, Fla.
He was born Aug. 11, 1952, in Sunbury, Pa., a son of Thelma (Lenhart-Welker) Dobson and the late Herlin R. Welker Sr. He was the stepson of John Dobson Sr.
Buck was a 1970 graduate of Line Mountain High School where he played football, baseball and basketball. He attended Williamsport Area Community College and served in the Army.
He worked as a self-employed painter. He enjoyed his work and his cats.
He is survived by his sisters, Bonnie (Robert) Bowman of Sunbury and Linda (Robert Jr) Wendt of Herndon and his brothers, Randy (Lorraine) of Sunbury and Rick (Denise) of Dalmatia along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a stepbrother, John Dobson Jr.; and stepsister, Barbara Dehart.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Published on November 19, 2017