Joel Buccy

December 28, 1954 - March 15, 2012



Joel Buccy, age 57, of McKinney, Texas passed away March 15, 2012. He was born December 28, 1954 in Sherman, Texas to John S. Buccy and Ruth (Harris) Buccy. On October 19, 1991 he married Melissa Gore in Dallas, Texas. Joel graduated from the University of Texas in 1977. He was the CEO of LSC Consulting. Joel was a Deacon at Prestonwood Baptist Church. His hobbies included scuba diving, motorcycles, water skiing, and dove hunting. He enjoyed entertaining. Joel liked traveling to the Bahamas. He has a passion for training German Shepard’s and “Saber” was his favorite.

 He is survived by his wife, Melissa Buccy of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Sawyer Buccy of McKinney, Texas; son, Cameron Buccy of McKinney, Texas; sisters, Joan Ward and husband, Jim of Wylie, Texas, Jill Reneau and husband, Wayne of Sulpher Springs, Texas; mother and father-in-law, Dawn and Jerry Gore of Plano, Texas and numerous other loving relatives and friends.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruth Buccy; sister, Jean Marie Buccy and brother, Jack Buccy.

 Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Prestonwood Baptist Church with Pastor Neal Jeffrey officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park, Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Tuesday evening from 6:00-9:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas.



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I Only knew Joel a short time while working with him at Gill Group but he was an outstanding person, my thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Kitty Sanchez, April 12, 2012 Melissa, my heart goes out to you and your family. Your dad just told us (Daugherty & Co) about Joel and it is so devastating for you and your kids. Joel was such a hard-working and pleasant man. Let us know if we can help with anything. Karen Ford, March 27, 2012 Dear Melissa and Family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Joel. He was such a pleasant person every time he came into Dowell to either drop something off for Cameron and to pick him up for school. My prayers and thought are with all of of you. Sincerely, Pat Gilchrist, March 22, 2012 Sawyer and Cameron, my deepest sympathies on the loss of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Frank Spina, March 21, 2012 Melissa - I was so sorry to hear of your heart aches for you and your children...I am so sorry I can't be there for you now but I will be in touch - may God carry you thru these hard have many friends who love you dearly...Raelene Raelene Chilcoat, March 21, 2012 "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Joel was a wonderful man and will be missed. Steve & Debbie Newby, March 20, 2012 Melissa, Joel was such a strong and loving man with wonderful values he lived by each day. He was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. Cameron and Sawyer are the amazing kids they are today because of both you and Joel. Our prayers continue for you all. Shelley & Brian Gross, March 20, 2012 My thoughts and prayers are with the Buccy family during this time. May God's hand help you through this time. Gaytha Adams, March 20, 2012 I first met Joel on my second date with Biff...they came on Harley's with another friend Chris. He was then, and until his death, a kind man always in pursuit of improvement. He and Biff passed away almost a year to the day apart. I know the pain, understand the healing, and savor the fond memories. I'm always available to you. Lisa Bearden, March 20, 2012 Sawyer, I am so sorry to hear of this tragedy. I will be praying for you and your family. Stay strong Jana Bambico, March 20, 2012 Melissa, my every thought has been with you since I heard the news. Please know that Steve and I send our deepest heart felt sympathy for you and your family. Tammy and Steve Hogan Tammy Hogan, March 20, 2012 Oh Melissa, I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. I am praying that you know the Presence and comfort of the Holy Spirit as you walk through these hard days. Much love to you! Vickie Moore, March 19, 2012 Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, we know the since of loss you are feeling right now. Know that Joel left behind a beautiful legacy of love and strength and family. He will be missed my many. Our prayers are with you. Sarah (Schonhoff) Knight, March 19, 2012 Melissa- I am so sad to learn of the loss of Joel. Sending you our love and prayers...may God give you and your family peace and comfort your hearts. Lori, Garrett and Chase Thornton Lori (Michael) Thornton, March 19, 2012 Melissa~ My heart is heavy and hurting for you, Sawyer, Cameron and all those that loved Joel. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God surround you with his love at this time. Love you my friend, LouAnn LouAnn Alexander, March 19, 2012 Please accept our sincere and heartfelt sympathy in your loss. We will remember Joel as a wonderful Christian man, proud husband and loving Dad. Our prayers are with you now and in the coming days that God will give you peace in knowing that Joel is now resting in His arms for eternity and the faith to know that you all will be reunited one day. Your friends, Larry & Martha Sibley, March 19, 2012 Our sincere condolences to the Buccy family for your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. katherine Hazlett, March 19, 2012 Saddened to hear of Joel's passing. I am praying for your whole family. He always had that great smile, great wit, and a heart to help others. He is missed. Chris Schonhoff, March 19, 2012 Melissa, my heart is breaking for you. I hope you know how many people love you and are supporting you in our prayers. I wish I could be there with you now. Sending our love and prayers to you and Sawyer and Cameron. Nancy and Gillian Potts, Phoenix. Nancy Potts, March 19, 2012