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Melvin F. Pucek Jr.

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Date published: 5/11/2013

Melvin F. Pucek Jr.

Melvin Frank Pucek Jr., 79, of Caroline County passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond.

Mr. Pucek was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean conflict and Vietnam War. He was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church in Woodford. Mr. Pucek enjoyed gardening. He "loved the dirt" and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Pucek; his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Melvin and Agnes Pucek; daughter Kelli Pucek; and his very best friend, Robert Dunlap.

A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 23058 or to the Wounded Warrior Project Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.