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Hartselle Enquirer

Lucien E. “Bud” Puckett

May 31, 2015

Funeral for Lucien E. “Bud” Puckett, age 93, of Bolivar, Tenn., was Wed., June 3, at 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bolivar with Father W. H. Arnold officiating.

Graveside services with full military honors and burial took place at Bolivar Memorial Cemetery. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar were in charge of services.

Mr. Puckett died Sun., May 31, 2015, at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital. He was born Aug. 13, 1921, in Danville, to Rube E. and Mattie Kirby Puckett. The husband of Margaret Price Puckett, whom he married on Jan. 30, 1948, he was retired as a Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II and Korea as a pharmacist. He lived on several naval bases throughout the United States, moving back to Bolivar in 1970 after his military retirement to work as a pharmacist for Western Mental Health Institute. He retired in 1985 and began working part time for Hudson Drug Store. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bolivar and his family states that he dearly loved God. He was a member of Bolivar Country Club, where he enjoyed a good round of golf. Mr. Puckett enjoyed life, loved to tell jokes, enjoyed people and his work. He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers, Jack, Elmer, J.D., Clifford, John, Bob and Frank Puckett; and a sister, Lazelle P. Henderson.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Price Puckett; a son, Mark Puckett of Germantown; a sister Ann (Quitman) Henderson of Decatur; and two grandchildren, Angela Puckett Cooper and David Edward Puckett.

The family requests memorial donations in Mr. Puckett’s name be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

 

 

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