Dinninger Jr., Floyd Edward (Buck), St. Charles, Michigan

Passed away Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Luther Manor. Age 82 years. The son of the late Lena M. (Maule) and Floyd Edward Dinninger Sr. was born April 27, 1929 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Loretta Jean St. Charles, April 17, 1971. She passed away, August 16, 2002. Floyd was a horse breeder and trainer and he also drove School Bus for the St. Charles School District. He also was a musician and had his band, Buck and the Buccaneers. He was a member of the Saddle Tramps; Appaloosa Horse Assoc; and the Quarter Horse Assoc. Surviving are four children and their spouses, Sandra and Richard Blower, St. Petersburg, FL; Randy and Mary Dinninger; Roger A. Dinninger Sr., all of Saginaw, MI; Terry and Pat Dinninger, St. Petersburg, FL; two stepchildren and their spouses, James and Judith Hogue III, Anthony FL; Connie and Lerman George, Ft. Myers, FL; fifteen grandchildren, thirty-three great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; four brothers, four sisters and their spouses, Emma and Larry Fuller; Ruthan Lucius; Marion Fulton; Don and Carol Dinninger; Bill and Ann Dinninger; Bonnie and James Stopjik; Ernie and Joan Dinninger; Ronnie and Pam Dinninger; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a step-son, David Hogue, four brothers, seven sisters, Edward, Joseph, John, Larry(Frog), Lillian, Maxine, Betty, Elaine, Geraldine, Gwen and Donna. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road. Rev. Donald Dinninger will officiate with burial in Garfield (Swan Creek Twp.) Cemetery. Friends may call at the Chapel from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Hospice of Hope. Floyd’s family wish to give a special thanks to his longtime housekeeper and friend, Jan, and his brothers, Don and Bill, for their many years of help and support. The love for their brother was unconditional. www.casefuneralhome.com