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Ernest Burkman, Jr.

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Ernest was born on October 4, 1929 and passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019.

Ernest was a resident of Florida at the time of passing.

They married in 1953 as both continued their education and he graduated with his B.S. degree.

Buck began graduate school at the University of Michigan (UM) and was then inducted into the U.S. Army, becoming a P.I.O. at Camp Carson Army Hospital in Colorado Springs, Co. Upon discharge, he completed two master's degrees and then continued studies toward a doctoral degree at UM, while teaching high school science.

Buck turned 90 Friday, Oct. 4. Mere hours before his passing, Buck and his family were lifted with the condolences and fellowship of dear friends during a memorial visitation for sweet Nancy. A memorial service for Buck, and his beloved Nancy will be held Monday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. at Tallahassee National Cemetery, 5015 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee.

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