Leo Starbuck obituary | TheUnion.com

Leo Starbuck obituary

Private services for Leo Starbuck of Grass Valley will be conducted at a later date at a Veterans National Cemetery.

Mr. Starbuck died Monday, May 15, at home. He was 79.

He was born March 5, 1927, in Garner, Ark., to Clifford and Zelma Starbuck. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Lorene on Sept. 10, 1948, in Searcy, Ark. He worked for 50 years as an electrician and plant maintenance for many different industries and hospitals. He enjoyed flying his airplane, traveling in the motor home and watching NASCAR races.

He is survived by his wife, Lorene Starbuck of Grass Valley; sons Doug Starbuck of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Greg Starbuck of Auburn; daughter, Michelle Starbuck of Vacaville; brothers Eugene Howard of Albuquerque, N.M., and Haskel Starbuck of Bridgman, Mich.; three granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Starbuck in 1988; mother Zelma Starbuck in 1973; sisters Mary Drury in 1974, and Neoma Griffith in 1988; and brother, Jack Starbuck in 2002.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.

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