Joe Benny Buck

joe buck

July 6, 1931 ~ February 12, 2023

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Celebration of Life:

Joe Benny Buck passed into heaven on February 12, 2023. Born July 6, 1931, in Pueblo Colo., to Luke Antonio and Phyllis Angelico Buccanbuso. He graduated from Pueblo Centennial High School in 1950. He served in the Navy, on the aircraft carrier The USS Princeton. Joe worked at the CF&I as a boiler maker and retired in 1992. Joe married the love of his life, Betty Bieker Buck on June 22, 1957. Preceded in death by his parents; sister, Clair; mother and father-in-law, Ben and Dorothy Bieker. Survived by wife, Betty; daughter, Kelly (Bob) Ward; sons, Michael (Sylvia), Carl, Kirk (Lisa) Waldero; grandchildren, Jessica Watson, Joshua Buck, Brent Buck, Bob Ward III, Brandon Waldero, Vanessa Waldero, Hannah Waldero, Halie Patterson, Luke Buck, Jeremiah Bundy, Joe Buck II; great-grandchildren, Kennedy Buck, Dani Buck, Ryan Watson, Rylee Watson, Kennedy Neustel, Jaxon Buck, Brayden Buck, Isla Bundy, Stella Rose, Marshall Waldero, River Waldero. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project online at or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences at


Memorial Service: February 24, 2023 2:00 pm

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. Sorry for your family’s loss. I wish you all of the strength that you will need during this time. God bless you all.

  2. Betty and entire family,
    I’m soooo sorry, I have such great memories of being a part of the family for so many years. I’ve always had the deepest respect for Joe. I’m always available for anything you need. Love you all so much.
    Tammy Richards

  3. Betty,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Bo and I are here for you if you need anything at all. Big hugs to you and your family!

    With love,
    Bo and Niki Richards

  4. Betty & Carl- We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers of peace and comfort to your family.
    Shauna Boyd & Stan Hirschler and families

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