Jerald “Jerry” Buck


Jerald “Jerry” Buck, 73, passed away in Nokomis, Ala. on Monday, July 8, 2013.

Mr. Buck was a native of McCullough, Ala., former resident of Lottie and resided in Nokomis since 1984.

Mr. Buck was retired from International Paper Co. in Mobile after 40 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annice Buck; a son, Timothy Buck; parents, Ed and Letha Buck; and one brother, Murray Buck.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Mary Buck of Nokomis; three sons, Jeffrey Buck of Birmingham, Ashley (Cassie) Buck of Nokomis and John (Joei) Buck of Bay Minette; one stepson, Ryan Currenton of Meridian, Miss.; two stepdaughters, Joyce Petty of Nokomis and Mary (Doug) McKee of Meridian; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 2 p.m., at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ronald Hall officiating. Burial will follow at McCullough Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 9, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Tim Lassister, Jason Morris, Doug McKee, Robert Wooten, Shane Rolin, Ryan Currenton and Manny Karvelas.

Honorary pallbearers will be Winston Bryan, Bennie Biggs, Runt Bryan, Pete Powell, Billy Rolin and Dennis Moye.

Arrangements by Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, Atmore.