Doyle L. "Buck" Prier

Monday, January 26, 2015

Doyle L. "Buck" Prier, 83, passed away on Jan. 20, 2015. He was born on Oct. 10, 1931, in Eagle Rock to Mary and Warner Prier.

After graduating high school in Cassville, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He returned to Missouri and attended Drury University. He worked for Phillips Petroleum in Kansas City, which took him to Andover, Kan., and then to Abilene, Texas, in 1977.

He retired in 1987. Then later he began his own company with two partners operating a chain of Texaco convenience stores in Abilene and the DFW Metroplex.

He was a member of Pioneer Drive Baptist Church.

Survivors include: four children and their spouses: Dana Prier Dollins and husband, David; Douglas Prier and wife, Bobbi; Tiffany Prier Lamb and husband, Scott; and Rebecca Prier Gleason and husband, Chris; seven grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; and companion, Elizabeth Wolf. He is also survived by close friend, Judy Voelter, mother of his daughters Tiffany and Rebecca.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Frieda.

Graveside services were held Monday in Roach Cemetery, Eagle Rock, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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