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Obituary: Buddy Rex Moeck

Buddy Rex Moeck, 80, of Dewey, Ariz., died Feb. 9, 2014, in Prescott, Ariz. He was born April 11, 1933, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Ernest and Bessie Moeck. He attended high school in Edinburg, Texas.

Buddy was full of life and love and a talented musician. He and his band were popular throughout the tri-city area. When the opportunity arose to play the piano, it was never passed up. His favorite gigs include the Prescott Public Library Jazz in the Stacks, Prescott Golf and Country Club, YRMC, the Tuscan Kitchen and many more. His musical entertainment touched many lives with love and joy and will always be remembered by those who loved and knew him as family, as well as a friend.

Buddy is survived by his wife Minnie; children Melba (Lesley Alward), Suzie Martinez (Jon), Ernie (Wendy) and Cathy (Stephanie Mace); five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters Cathy Weinberg (Ron) and Patsy Moeck; and his beloved dog Lucille.

A Celebration of Life will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at The Prescott Golf and Country Club.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Yavapai County Humane Society or The Salvation Army.

Sunrise Funeral Home was entrusted by the family with his arrangements.

Please visit www.sunrisefuneralhome.com to sign Buddy's guestbook.

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