US Marine Corps

Ira "Buck" McQuade

May 13, 1950 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 71)

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Ira “Buck” McQuade, 71, of Lillian, Alabama, formerly Indianapolis, passed away August 11, 2021.  He was born May 13, 1950, in Brown County, IN to Harry and Lucy (Washburn) McQuade. Buck was as a member IBEW Local #1395 and the Foley, Alabama American Legion Post 99.

Buck was a U.S. Marine. He joined the Marines at the age of 17 and served in Vietnam. After serving in the Marines Buck returned to Indianapolis where he worked for Indianapolis Power and Light for 30 years.

Buck enjoyed woodworking and building beautiful furniture and wood projects. He loved the beach, traveling, antiques, casinos and riding bikes.

Buck is survived by his wife Donna, whom he married October 20, 2018, daughter Brandy (Jeremy) Davis; sisters: Teresa McQuade and Kelly Coulter; brother Sean (Paula) McQuade; 4 granddaughters, a grandson and 5 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Rita, son Brian McQuade, parents, sister Shelly McQuade and brother George McQuade.

Military Rites will be performed for Buck at Gravel Lawn Cemetery on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 11:30 am by the Indy Metropolitan Military Honor Guard.

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Military Honors
September 25, 2021

11:30 AM
Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville

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