April 16, 1932 - December 19, 2014
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 2:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 from 12:00 PM-2:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home
William Eugene “Buck” Kizer, 82, of Urbana, passed away Friday, December 19, 2014 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
He was born April 16, 1932 in Urbana, the son of Graydon and Rosetta (Butts) Kizer.
Buck served his country in the United States Army. He retired from Grimes Manufacturing with over 25 years of service. Buck was a member of Concord United Methodist Church and the Pound Puppie Camping Club. He enjoyed umpiring baseball, watching and participating in all types of sports.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years. Marvelene (Erwin) Kizer; daughter, Debbie Adams (Randy Johnson); sons, William J. (Judy) Kizer, Michael (Alice) Kizer and Charles (Debbie) Kizer; 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Lee (Bernice) Kizer, Bob (Connie) Kizer and Dick (Judy) Kizer all of Urbana; sister, Janet Eickelberger of Springfield; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Buck was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ken and Dan Kizer and infant sister, Karen Kizer.
A special thank you to Trinity, Barb, Vicki, Community Mercy Hospice, and Molly for their loving care and support.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Pastor Wayne Engle officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12 – 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers; Kyle Kizer, Thomas Wagner, Scott Adams, Tim Caccia, Andrew Kizer, Josh Kizer, Seth Kizer and Shawn Dovell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Concord United Methodist Church, 2963 N. St. Rt. 560, Urbana, OH 43078, or to the Concord Community Center, 3263 N. St. Rt. 560, Urbana, OH 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.