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Gene H. Buck

September 17, 2013
The Post-Journal

Gene H. Buck, 87, of Blockville, N.Y., died Fri-day, Sept. 13, 2013. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 9, 1925, to J. Henry Buck and Marguerite Jen-sen Buck. Gene went to Jamestown High School and later served in the U.S. Army during W.W.II. He returned to Jamestown and had a service station called Chuck and Buck's. He went to hotel school in Washington, D.C., and later became the manager of the Hotel Jamestown in the 60s. He worked sales and moved to San Diego, Calif., where he sold real estate. He returned to Jamestown in the 1990s and worked for FedEx until his retirement. He then volunteered as a driver for the Cancer Van driving people to Buffalo for treatment for a period of five years. When he quit, pa-tients asked where he was and were told he ran out of stories. He was a great story teller. He was a member of Mount Moriah Lodge #145 of Jamestown. He was an advisor of the Order of DeMolay in El Cajon, Calif. Gene was an avid fan of antique and classic cars and a member of the San Diego Shrine Antique Car Club.

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