Ervan "Buck" Lail

January 13, 1923 ~ September 28, 2019 (age 96)


On September 28, 2019, we were sad to lose Ervan "Buck" Lail, but also glad that our Buckeroo found peace. Buck was born on January 13, 1923 to Clarence and Bertha (nee Heffner) in Conover, NC. He served as a Seaman Second Class in the US Navy during WWII. He married Rosemary M. Knose on November 20, 1941 and they were blessed with three daughters: Margaret "Jean", Judy and Debbie. Buck retired from Avon. He loved nature from gardening, mowing lawn, hunting and walking in the park.

Buck leaves behind his wife of 77 years: Rosemary (nee Knose); and 3 daughters: Jean Knollman, Judy (Frank) Linkmeyer, and Debbie McKenzie.

He is also survived by his grandchildren who called him "Buck": Missy (Dan) Diersing, Shelly (Joe) Fette, Scott (Sheila) Knollman, Steve Linkmeyer, Neil (Penny) Knollman, Adam (Rachel) Knollman, and Brant McKenzie; great grandchildren: Alex, Claire, and Cole Diersing, Erica and Michael Knollman, Lindsay and Trent Knollman, Carter, Reese, and Drew Knollman, Evan and Olivia Fette, Sophie and Bella Linkmeyer.

He was preceeded in death by his parents: Clarence and Bertha Lail; siblings: Margaret, Richard, Harrel, and Aileen; son-in-laws: Melvin Knollman and Val McKenzie.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Brater-Winter Funeral Home, 201 S. Vine St., Harrison, Ohio. on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 1:30 pm until words of remembrance at 3:15 pm. Memorials may be made, in lieu of flowers and gifts, to Hospice of Cincinnati through the funeral home. You may bring your donation at the time of the visitation and a funeral home representative will be able to assist you, or mail it to the funeral home.

Celebration of Life

OCT 5. 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM (EDT)

Brater Winter Funeral Home - Harrison
201 S. Vine St.
Harrison, OH, 45030

Words of Remembrance Service

OCT 5. 3:15 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)

Brater Winter Funeral Home - Harrison
201 S. Vine St.
Harrison, OH, 45030

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