Richard Delauder

Richard Scott “Buck” Delauder, 83, of Wilkesboro, N.C.,  passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018,  at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, in Wilkesboro.

He was born Jan. 25, 1935, in Barber County, to Darl C. and Eunice Butcher Delauder.

Mr. Delauder was a member of FFA. He was a basketball player, and was very knowledgeable about cars and engines. Buck was a man of few words, but enjoyed making people laugh. He was a very content man who needed only simple pleasures.

Mr. Delauder was preceded in death by his parents; Arlene Lucille Delauder who he was married to and had two children; his brother, Doyle J. “Bud” Delauder; sister-in-law, Wilma Delauder; and brother-in-law, Charles Sell.

Surviving are his daughters, Sherri Brooks and husband, Tony, of Wilkesboro, and Adrena Losh and husband, Greg, of Roswell, Ga.; grandchildren, Chelsea Losh-Jones and husband, Bobby, Alex Losh, Samuel Losh, Richard Losh and Justin Brooks and wife, Katie;  great-grandchild, Robert Bruce (Tripp) Losh-Jones; and sister, Beverly Sell,  of Westover.

A graveside service will be held  at Heavner Cemetery, in Buckhannon, at 11  a.m. Tuesday, May 1, with Jerry Lockett officiating.

Miller Funeral Service, in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is in charge of the arrangements.


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