Thomas Leon Buck
Thomas Leon Buck, 62, of Wellsboro, PA, passed away suddenly Friday morning, August 5, 2016, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.
He was born December 17, 1953, in Wellsboro; a son of Kenneth N. “Bucky” and Diana G. (Wilkinson) Buck. Thomas was married August 27, 1981 to the former Lucia Wilcox, who survives.
Thomas was a pipefitter for Strand, for over 29 years retiring just a month ago. Early in his life he was employed by Cornell’s Agway; in addition he farmed.
Thomas was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose of Wellsboro and the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed NASCAR and truly loved his days in the demolition derby.
In addition to his wife, Lucia and his mother, Diana, he is survived by two brothers, Michael Buck (Laura) of Wellsboro and Gregory S. Day of Mainesburg; his sister, Melinda “Mindy” Saunders (Scott) of Wellsboro; nephews, Christopher Buck and Matt Day and his niece, Alissa Buck. Special friends, Herv Benson, Woody and Mary Wood; mother –in-law, Lucia Wilcox; brothers and sisters-in-law, Randy and Lori Pier, Wellsboro, Rick and Pam Wilcox, Belfast, NY, John and Tammy Wilcox, Filmore, NY, Sue and Rich Polochock, Rochester, NY , Mark and Lori Wilcox, Filmore, NY and Cheryl and Stewart Fuller, Angelica, NY.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bucky and his father-in-law, Charles Wilcox.
Friends and family are invited to Tom’s Life Celebration, Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd, 139 Main St., Wellsboro; from 1-3 PM, funeral service to follow at 3:00 PM with Pastor Kristi Webster officiating.
To share your fondest memories and sign Tom’s guestbook, visit www.tusseymosher.com
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Cancer Research Ctr. PO Box 318, Memphis, TN 38101 or Niles Valley UMC, 10991 Route 287, Wellsboro, PA 16901.