Aug. 25, 1924 – Sept. 27, 2012
Born & raised in Penticton, BC
Buck passed away peacefully surrounded by family. He is survived by his grateful children: Bobbie Burns, Jim (Glenis) Burns, Barb (Doug) Burns, three grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and the Reid family. Buck was a Professional Forestry Engineer who was renowned as a bridge builder and inspector.
He spent many years laying out logging roads up and down the Coast. Buck was honoured to have served for many years on the Executive of the Bowser Legion Branch 211 and was a life time member. He was a resident of Bowser since 1968. There will be a short service held Saturday October 13, 2012 at 2:30pm at the Bowser Legion, 7035 Island Hwy. The service will be followed by a fundraiser in Buck’s honour with all proceeds going to the replacement of the roof on the Bowser Legion.
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.