Leonard Ernest Lucy passed away on June 14, 2022, at his home. “Buck” as he was known, was born on September 21, 1939, in Ferndale, MI. After graduation from high school, Buck joined the United States Marine Corps where he served until retiring in 1976. He married the love of his life, Ellen Jean Collick, on May 17, 1968. After retiring they moved to Hale, MI.
He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Buck enjoyed reading, playing cards, and collecting coins.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years Ellen; children, Don “DJ” (Margie) Lucy of Woodland, CA, Dana (Rich) Reilly of Grayling, MI, Matt (Laura) Rolder of Cape Coral, FL; sisters, Mary Lucy of Troy, MI, Margaret (Terry) Sipple of Clawson, MI; grandchildren, Nathan Lucy, Brenden Lucy, Leslie (Austin) Montague, Carmen Reilly, Garrett Reilly, Matt Rolder, Mark Rolder, Michael Rolder; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Mary Meyers.
A private graveside service is scheduled for a later date. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.