W.R. ‘Buck’ Buchholz
W.R. “Buck” Buchholz, 72, of West Paducah passed away at 4 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012, at his son’s home in Mayfield.
Mr. Buchholz was formerly of Murphysboro, Ill., and Waterloo, Ill.
Mr. Buchholz served in the United States Army and was a retired conductor for the Paducah and Louisville Railroad. He was an avid outdoorsman and was a Christian.
He is survived by two sons, Terry Buchholz and wife Jeannie of Mayfield and Mike Ivy of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; three daughters, Tammy Lunini of Alexandria, Va., Kim Ivy of Paducah, and Stacey Jones and husband Rob of Hartford, Ky.; his mother, Ruby Epplin of Murphysboro, Ill.; five sisters, Ann White of Murphysboro, Ill., Kay Miller of Danville, Ill., Margie Pruitt of Indian Head, Md., Cora Lee Weiss of Burbank, Calif., and Louise Panko of Chambersburg, Pa.; four grandsons, Taylor, Tyler, Zachary and Matt; four granddaughters, Sarah, Katelyn, Sara and Megan; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Jo Buchholz; a son, Scott Ivy, and his father, Fred Buchholz.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. F. Wayne Carter officiating.
Visitation for Mr. Buchholz will be after 11 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 9067, Louisville, KY 40209.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle on line at www.milnerandorr.com.