Denis James “Bucky” Pouliezos of Ste Genevieve died December 26, 2019, at Ste Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was 93 years old.
He was born May 4, 1926, in Festus, a son of the late Peter and Helen (Manley) Pouliezos.
He is survived by his daughter, Georgia McClanahan and her husband Paul of Ste Genevieve; three nieces, Janet Rebstock, Betty Welch, Ruth Ellis; and three nephews, John Pouliezos, Pat Pouliezos, Gary Ellis.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva L. (Hinton) Pouliezos; two brothers, Edward Pouliezos, Louis Pouliezos; and one sister, Marie Combs.
He retired as a sergeant first class from the U.S. Army, having served in both the Korean and Vietnam wars.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and socializing. He was a member of the American Legion Post 554 in Bloomsdale.
Funeral services were Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Mahn Twin City Chapel in Festus. Burial was at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City. Mahn Funeral Homes handled the arrangements.