The McCreary County Record


June 19, 2013

Lattie "Buck" Lominac, Jr.

WHITLEY CITY — Lattie "Buck" Lominac, Jr. age 86 years, 3 months, and 18 days of Stearns, Kentucky passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 8:00 pm at the Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home with Bro. Daniel Wightman officiating. Entombment followed Wednesday afternoon at 12:00 pm at the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

He was born in Bell Farm, Kentucky on February 21, 1927 to Lattie Buck Lominac, Sr. and Martha Blanche (Hamlin) Lominac. Buck was a member of the Stearns First Baptist Church and was a WWII Veteran of the 82nd Airborne of the U.S. Army. He was very active in the community, having owned the Spot Motel and Restaurant from 1963-1974, was a former Foreman at the State Highway Department, and was also a former Dixie Transport driver. Buck helped established the Whitley City Fire Department and had served as a fire commissioner for 20 years.  He was well known for his active service in Democratic Party Politics. Buck was also a member of several organizations such as the, Orie S. Ware Masonic Lodge, Shrine Member of the Olekia Temple, Kinnie-Slaven American Legion Post 115 of Stearns, Kentucky, Kentucky Colonel, and the Kentucky Adminal.

Preceding him in death are his parents, an infant child, Jobe Bryan Lominac, one brother, and three sisters.

Survivors include his wife, June (Bryant) Lominac whom he married January 2, 1948 in Jamestown, Kentucky; a son, Bruce Wayne Lominac and Joni of Stearns, Kentucky; daughters, Martha Chambers and husband, O.E., of Oneida, Tennessee, and Kasey Lominac of Stearns, Kentucky; Shelia Hefflin and husband, Anthony, of Stearns, Kentucky who he loved as his own; brothers, Donald Strale Lominac of Winston Salem, North Carolina and Robert Conrade Lominac of Virginia Beach, Virginia; sisters, Jean Arrico and husband, Bob, of Lenoir City, Tennessee, Glenda Hopkins and husband, Jack of Sneedville, Tennessee, and Ernestine Wall of Winston Salem, N. Carolina; grandchildren, Honorable, Lattie Lominac, Honorable, Vanessa Sears, Dr. Michael Chambers and wife, Amy, Dr. Michelle Chambers, and Flight Nurse, Jacob Coffey; great-grandchildren, Jaqualynn, Ashley, Sean, Campbell, Caroline, Hunter, and Kinsley.

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Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home served the family of Mr. Buck Lominac.

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