Robert E. Fink, 85

MAY 28, 1927-SEPT. 20, 2012

September 21, 2012

Robert Eugene "Buck" Fink, 85, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at his home.

Born May 28, 1927, in Middletown, Md., he was the son of the late John Alvie and Bessie Mae (Long) Fink.

His wife of 47 years, Louella Mary (Shoemaker) Fink, preceded him in death on Aug. 22, 2003.

He was employed for 48 years as a truck driver by Earl W.H. Mercer & Son Inc. in Frederick, Md.

He was formerly a member of the Church of God in Boonsboro.

He is survived by his nephew, Wayne E. Shoemaker of Boonsboro, whom his wife and he raised; and many other nieces and nephews.

Buck was the last remaining member of his family.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert E. Fink Jr., in 1949; eight sisters; and three brothers.

A funeral ceremony will be Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev James Jones will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family or to any charity of choice.

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