Rea Jill Buck

Nov. 7, 1956 – March 16, 2024


Rea Jill Buck, age 67, passed away in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 16. She was born Nov. 7, 1956, in Kemmerer, the daughter of James Raymond and Annie Louise (Castano) Buck.

She graduated in the class of 1975 from Kemmerer High School. She highly valued education and attended WWCC, ISU and U of U to further her education in radiographic imaging. She also received a mammography certification in honor of the oldest sister, Ruth.

She is survived by her three children, Marcella Hannah, Patrick Hannah and Erika Wilson; as well as her two grandchildren, Bowen and Henry Wilson. Rea is also survived by brothers, Raymond Buck and Jay (J’Lene) Buck;  along with many loved nieces and nephews.

Rea is preceded in death by her parents, James Raymond and Annie Louise Buck; as well as her two sisters, Ruth Meeks and Melva Williams.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5, in the Kemmerer LDS Stake Center: 1584 3rd W. Ave., Diamondville. Interment will follow services at the South Lincoln Cemetery in Kemmerer. Friends may call at the stake center one hour prior to the services on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to be made to Recover International, a cause that was dear to Rea’s heart and helped her with her mental health. Contributions can be made online at: