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Carolyn Jean Lloyd-Buck

September 26, 1940 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 79)



Carolyn Jean Lloyd-Buck - age 79 of Excelsior Springs, MO and formerly of the Holt and Lawson area, passed away Saturday morning, February 15th, 2020 at NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City, MO. Carolyn was born on September 26th, 1940 the daughter of Charles and Florence (Baber) Cavender in Kansas City, MO.  She was a resident of the Lawson and Holt area most of her life and was a 1958 graduate of Lathrop High School.  Carolyn was a homemaker.  She was a member of the Holt Christian Church. In 1961 she was united in marriage to Harold Lloyd, the father of her children.  They later divorced.  In 1995 she was united in marriage to Richard Buck at the Holt Christian Church. Carolyn loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was an excellent cook and baker. Carolyn always made sure her family was well fed.  She enjoyed bowling, reading, sewing and camping.  Carolyn never met someone that didn’t like her.  She always made sure to call her loved ones on their birthdays.  Carolyn will be dearly missed by her family and many, many friends.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Buck; sister, Juanita Davis; sister, Jo Ann Downey.  Survivors: daughter, Angela Paulson of Plattsburg, MO; son, Gary (Cristina) Lloyd of Excelsior Springs, MO; sister, Helen Downing of Holt, MO; seven grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other extended family and many friends.    

Memorial contributions are suggested to the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri-Kansas City Chapter in care of the funeral home.  Funeral service: 2 PM, Tuesday, February 18th, 2020, Stith Family Funeral Home, Lathrop. Visitation: 1-hr. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial: Antioch Cemetery, Holt, MO.  Arrangements are under the direction and care of Stith Family Funeral Home, Lathrop. Online guestbook at

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