PORTALES — Funeral services for Buck L. Wilson, 97, currently of Roswell, will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Central Christian Church, with Kenneth Broad officiating, assisted by Don Thomas. Burial will follow in Portales Cemetery, with Carl J. Foley Jr., Robbie Cranford, Robert N. Isbell, Boaz E. Easley, Brent H. Wilson, Grant L. Wilson, John Bridges and Sammy Ellison serving as pallbearers. Buck W. Easley, Kevin W. Wilson, his great-grandsons and all of his railroad buddies will be honorary pallbearers.
Buck L. Wilson was born Oct. 26, 1915, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to the home of Daisy (Keenan) and Manzo Harvey Wilson, and died in Roswell on April 22, 2013. Mr. Wilson was orphaned, and lived in an orphanage in Council Bluffs for about two years, before he and another Login to read more