Larry John Bucks, 73, of Bristol passed away on Friday July 12, 2019. He was born on August 21, 1946 in Mishawaka, IN to John Christian and Neva Adele (Schieber) Bucks. On June 28, 1969 he married the former Penny McWilliams at Christ Temple Apostolic Church in South Bend.
Larry worked for Miles Laboratory, Bayer and Siemens Laboratory. He honorably served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed listening to music, reading, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and riding his John Deere tractor. He enjoyed traveling in his motor coach to Arizona. But, the true love of his life was his family, his wife, his children and his grandchildren.
Larry is survived by his wife Penny, of 50 years; their children, Dawn Lee (Fred) Young of Niles, MI, John Christian Bucks of Elkhart and Samantha Gail (Vince) Sixx of Mishawaka; and his grandchildren, William, Jacob, Hadley, Christopher and Hunter. Larry was preceded in death by his parents.
In keeping with Larry’s wishes funeral services have taken place. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home was entrusted with his arrangements.