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Ernest B. Bucy

June 18th, 2020

Ernest Boyd Bucy, age 79 of Vermont, Illinois, passed away at 6:30 am on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. He was born on July 8, 1941 in Havana, Illinois, the son of Boyd J. and Minnie S. (Knuppel) Bucy.

Ernest was a general contractor and carpenter for 40 years. He also owned and operated the C and E Grocery in Vermont with his sister Carol, for 10 years.

He taught his nephews his trade. He enjoyed woodworking, nature walks in the woods, and planting trees.

Ernest was a member of the Vermont United Methodist Church and a former member of the Vermont Village Board.

He is survived by his two sisters, Carol Pace and Bertha (and Eldon) Bucy, all of Vermont, Illinois, seven nieces and nephews and seven great-nieces and nephews

Graveside services will be held at 2:30 pm Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the Vermont Cemetery. Reverend Bob Greene will officiate. Friends may call at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria on Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 pm. Due to COVID-19, social distancing guidelines will be required and no more than 10 people at a time will be allowed in the funeral home. Memorials may be given to plant memorial trees in Ernest's memory.

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June 20th, 2020

Thoughts and prayers are with you. Ernie's faith and love of the Vermont United Methodist church and family was strong for sure. He will be missed by many. Lynn Bubb

June 20th, 2020

Prayers for all his Family. Bill and Sharon Ackley

June 21st, 2020

Thoughts and prayers for the family Ernie was always smiling and a great cousin he will be missed Peggy Pustelnik rest in piece E rnie

June 21st, 2020

Our condolences to our neighbor Carol, to friends Bertha & Eldie, and to all the family, on your loss of Ernie. Thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace at this sad time. Gary & Cheryl Matteson

June 21st, 2020

Thoughts and prayers for the Bucy family. Ernie will be missed by many in the area for his carpentry work and his smile. You are in Heaven doing your carpentry work there. Rest in Peace Ernie. Judy Wilson

June 21st, 2020

Ernie cared about everyone. He showed his love and caring spirit to my family , and my boys all adored him. I will miss him as a true friend and blessing in our lives.

June 21st, 2020

Thoughts and Prayers goes out to the Bucy family. From the Richey Family and Kathy Henry.

June 21st, 2020

prayers for peace and comfort to the family. kathy cox

June 22nd, 2020

Condolences to the family at this trying time.

June 22nd, 2020

The Bucy family lost another kind, caring family member. He was known to many as Eldon and Carol’s brother. He was family to all of the families through the years at the Vermont United Methodist Church and will be missed by all those that knew him. Rick and Kathy Heller

June 22nd, 2020

So sorry to hear of Ernie passing
Thoughts and prayers for all families
Gary worked with Ernie years ago
Fond memories
The Gary Taylor Family

June 22nd, 2020

The Bucy's have all been in our thoughts and many prayers at this sad loss. John & Sandy Bybee

June 22nd, 2020

So sorry to hear about Ernie. At least he's at peace now. Will miss visiting with him. My sympathy to the entire Bucy family especially Carol.🙁❤🙏 Becky Crabtree Lundeen

June 22nd, 2020

Great photo of Earnie! Carol, Bertha , and family, I am so sorry for yr loss. Love and prayers Cindy Ford and family

June 22nd, 2020

So sorry for the loss of Ernie, a great soul, he will be missed❤️

June 22nd, 2020

Thoughts and prayers for the family. Dan and Barb Kendrick

June 22nd, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss! Ernie was a wonderful man and a hard worker. I always enjoyed our conversations.

June 22nd, 2020

We will certainly miss Ernie’s smiles... he was one of the most gentle man I have known. Rest In Peace & tell all the Bucy’s “Hello” for me! 💔

June 24th, 2020

Sorry to hear of Ernie's passing,a good friend and fellow builder. Norm GIBBONEY