Mr. Ray W. Buck, Sr. age 88, of Sarasota, Florida, (formerly of Harriman, Tennessee) passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016 in Sarasota, Florida. Ray was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, and a charter member of North Minister Presbyterian Church in Sarasota, Florida. Ray was a well-known Business man in the Roane County and East Tennessee area. He was Owner/Operator of Buck Electric for 40 years. He was the Electrical Contractor for the renovation projects and additions to most of the Roane County Schools, the Court House in Kingston and many more local construction jobs. Ray retired in 1994 due to health problems. He was active in Roane County Masons and Kerbela Shriner Temple. He was a Veteran and served in the Navy from 1942 through 1946. Ray was a Devoted Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend. He will be missed by many Friends and especially his Family. Ray is preceded in death by Mother, Rhoda Upchurch Buck; Father, Coolridge (Dink) Buck; Brothers, Cournel, Sheb, and Oliver Buck; Sister, Alma Buck Delaney; Son, David Andrew Buck.
Wife: Jennie Hughes Buck
Son: Ray W. Buck, Jr., & wife, Donna Marie
Daughters: Tina & Ron Dinkins, Julia Underwood, and Heather McDaniel
Five Grandchildren: Hayley, Christopher, Courtney, Elizabeth & Jenna
Arrangements are as Follows:
The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, Tennessee on Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 4:00-6:00 PM. Masonic Services & Funeral will follow at 6:00pm. Interment will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 11:00am in the Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood with Full- Military Honors by the U. S. Navy Honors and the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard.
Evans Mortuary is serving the Family of Mr. Ray W. Buck, Sr.