Joseph “Joe” Roy Buck


Joseph “Joe” Roy Buck, 31, of Marlinton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.

Born June 19, 1986, in Chester, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Owen J. and Karen Cain Gragg of Marlinton.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Roy and Mandy Cain, and Ellet and Edna Gragg; one aunt, Patricia Ann Cain; and two uncles, Roy Cain Jr. and Stephen Cain.

Joe enjoyed watching the New England Patriots, and NASCAR’s Kasey Kahne. Joe never meet a stranger and loved all his family and friends.

Survivors include his parents; brothers, Owen J. Gragg II and wife Anastasia of Hillsboro, David Buck and companion Kendra Taylor of Green Bank, Ellett Gragg and companion Danielle Stuart, and Owen C. Gragg, all of Marlinton; sisters, Beverly Gragg and fiance Joe Loudermilk, Amanda Gragg and fiance Joe Adkins, all of Hillsboro, and Andrea Buck and companion Tony McKenney of Slatyfork; aunts and uncles, Ernie Cain and companion Vicki Trotta of Marlinton, Dolores “Sissy” Gargano and husband Ray of Leavittsburg, Ohio, Nancy Hanna, James Gragg, both of Marlinton, Peggy McMillion of Buckeye, Maybell Richardson of Kentucky, Bonnie Marshall, Charles Gragg both of Lewisburg, and Georgia Roy of Marlinton; a faithful caregiver, Trudy Moore; and many cousins, nephews and nieces.

Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Lantz Funeral Home with the Rev. David McCall officiating. Burial will follow in the Stoney Bottom Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lantz Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 400 Penn Center Boulevard No. 524 Pittsburgh, PA 15235 or Make a Wish Foundation, 913 Canyon Road Morgantown, WV 26508.

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