Carol Lucien Buhler, native of Greenwell Springs and resident of Baton Rouge passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the age of 82. Carol was a retired maintenance engineer at Allied Chemical. He was a longtime member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. He attended Southeastern University on a basketball and baseball scholarship. He was an avid pool player who competed in numerous tournaments and was a member of the American Pool Association. Carol was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother who is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pete M. Buhler; daughters, Staci Buhler and Noura Kaye Skakri and husband, Said; sons, Kurt Buhler and wife, Karen and Bret Buhler and spouse Ashleigh; brothers, Larry Buhler and wife Marlene and Charles Lee; sister, Shirley Shaffer; six grandchildren, Scott, Megan, Blake and Tripp Buhler and Miranda and Cornelius O'Callaghan; and two great grandchildren, Finley and Eli Buhler. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Amalie Buhler and two brothers, Ernest Buhler, Jr. and Delmar Buhler. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home on Monday, June 23, 2014 from 5PM-8PM. Visitation will resume on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church at 9AM until Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10AM. Interment will follow on the grounds of Greenoaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Scott, Tim, Steve, Larry, Blake Buhler and Cornelius O'Callaghan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org. Please visit www.greenoaksfunerals.com to leave condolences.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 19 to June 24, 2014