BUCK, Ross J.

Date of birth: 2 Oct 1887 Michigan

Date of death: 17 Aug 1972 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Source: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise , Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana, August 23,1972

Services Sunday For Ross Buck
      Funeral servcies were conducted by the Rev. 
Chilton Bowles at the Vandivier-Parsley Funeral 
Home south chapel Sunday afternoon for Ross 
J. Buck of Edinburg who died Thursday afternoon 
at the Methodist hospital in Indianapolis after a 
two years illness.
      During the service, special music was sung 
by Oscar Mutz of Columbus accompanied by 
Mrs. B. G. Breeding, organist.
      Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery with 
Lowell Barrett, Don Nay, James Breeding, 
Bruce Buck, James Rowland, and John Pruitt 
serving as pallbearers.
      Mr. Buck came to Edinburg in 1941 as an engi-
neer for the Charles Hurd and Son Engineering 
Company when Camp Atterbury was surveyed.  A 
1907 graduate of Purdue University, he was Colum-
bus city engineer from 1956 to 1957.  He had worked 
for several years in Michigan and was with the 
Federal Public Works administration from 1934 to 
1939.  He also supervised the construction of 
the Music Hall at Purdue. 
      Born Oct. 2, 1887, in Michigan, he was the son 
of Willis and Ellen Brown Buck.  He married Marie 
Breeding in 1961 and she survives.
      Mr. Buck was a member of the Edinburg Presby-
terian Church, the Masonic Lodge, and Knights Templar.
      Surviving with his wife are one son, Ross W. Buck 
of Atlanta, Ga., two daughters, Kathryn Prucher and 
Marjorie Rowland, both of California; one step-son, 
George Breeding of Acton; two step-daughters, 
Dorothy Allen of Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela, and 
Frances Etzel of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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