Jay R. Buck Sr., 88, of Milton, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Geisinger Home Health and Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville.
He was born April 4, 1929, in Allenwood, a son of the late Guy M. and Willmina M. (Rorick) Buck. On May 25, 1953, Jay married the former JoAnn A. Showers who survives. They celebrated 64 years of marriage together this year.
Jay was a 1948 graduate of Milton Area High School and served his country proudly in the Army during the Korean War.
He was a lifetime farmer and worked for Philco Corp. for 31 years, retiring 1982.
Jay enjoyed gardening and sports.
In addition to his wife JoAnn, Jay is survived by four sons and daughters-in-law, Jay R. Jr. and Leslie Buck, of Milton, Gary L. and Laurie Buck, of Northumberland, Scott A. and Peggy Buck, of Milton and David A. and Valerie Bieber, of Milton; 10 grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
All services for Jay will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be in Uniontown Cemetery, Allenwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jay's memory may be made to Geisinger Home Health and Hospice at Maria Hall, Geisinger Home Health & Hospice, 410 Glenn Ave., Suite 200, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.
Arrangements are being handled by Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front Street, Milton.
Send online condolences at HeffnerCare.com.
Published on  June 29, 2017