Leon “Buck” Gooch, 69, of McKinney, died Monday, May 21 at his home.
Born Jan. 7, 1943, in Kings Mountain, Leon was a son of the late Lena Gooch. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Davis H. Elliott Electrical Company and a member of Geneva Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Eva Yocum Gooch of McKinney; one son, William “Bill” Gooch of McKinney; two daughters, Margaret Gooch and Lisa (Otis “Bubba”) Wilham of McKinney; one brother, Bobby Gooch of Kings Mountain; one sister, Vangie Gastineau of Kings Mountain; three grandchildren, Cody Crowley and Sondra and James Wilham; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight (May 24) at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 25 at Spurlin Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Yocum officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.