Joseph Anthony Bucci, 96, of Arrington, and formerly of Grass Valley, Calif., died Feb. 8  at the Lovingston Health Care Center.
Born on July 23, 1913, in Amsterdam, N.Y., he was a son of the late Charles Bucci and Maria Cervera Bucci.
Mr. Bucci served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, attaining the rank of captain. He served in the Asian Pacific Theater and participated in action against the Japanese forces at Tulagi, Guadalcanal, and was awarded a Purple Heart Medal.
Mr. Bucci was a retired probation officer for Ventura County, Calif.,
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grass Valley, Calif.
Surviors include his wife Louanne Bucci of Arrington; and his sons Matthew Bucci, of Arrington, and Vincent Bucci, of Los Angeles.
A funeral mass was conducted by Father Daniel Kelly on Feb. 25 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 9900 Thomas Nelson Highway in Lovingston. Interment followed at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the Bucci Family in care of the Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel, P. O. Box 27, Lovingston, VA 22949