Bernard V. Bilz

September 16, 1935 - February 26, 2021

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Bernard "Buck" Bilz, 85, of Alexandria, KY passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021. He retired from Teamsters Local 100 and was a member of the Teamsters Retirement Group.

Family was always the most important thing to Buck. He was preceded in death by his parents: Bernard and Viola Kappes Bilz and siblings: Mary (Bob) Cook and Margaret (Bob) Moeller. Buck is survived by his loving wife of 59 and a half years: Deanna Bilz; children: Laurie Bilz Dowell, Joe (Sue) Bilz, Becky (Tony) Motley and Chris Bilz; siblings: Elizabeth Bilz and Frances (Late: Elgie) Potter; 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Services will be private at the request of the family on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015. Interment: Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright, KY. Memorials are suggested to St. Walburg Monastery, 2500 Amsterdam Road, Villa Hills, KY 41017. To leave an online condolence, please visit Facebook or


Amy - Mar 2, 2021
Sue, Joe and family, Please know that you are in my prayers at this time of loss. God bless your family!
Lynn Farris - Mar 2, 2021
Laurie Deepest sympathy on the loss of your Dad. Your family is in my prayers.
Vince Schwering - Mar 1, 2021
Please accept our deepest sympathy. My mother is Irene Kappes Schwering. She has many fond memories of all of Aunt Viola's family when she was growing up. Know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Jean Deters - Mar 1, 2021
May God's perpetual light shine upon him. I am so very sorry for your loss.
James Kruer - Mar 1, 2021
Laurie, My sympathies on your loss. Prayers, blessings and peace for your entire family.
Buck Reinhart - Mar 1, 2021
So sorry to see that Buck is gone, we were friends many years ago. My prayers go out to the Deanna and family
Rick Madden - Feb 28, 2021
Rick and I send healing prayers to you and your family.
John and Mary Hill - Feb 28, 2021
Deanna and Family, John and I was sorry to hear about Bucks passing. John always liked sitting with him at the retired teamsters breakfast. He will be greatly missed. Please accept our sincere condolences.
Maxwell Family - Feb 28, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss. Buck was so sweet and loved his family so much. There are no words to make this easier but hope the memories help you through this tough time and know we are praying for you all. Much love and hugs... Maxwell Family (Bob Tina Sammy & Katie)
Gordon and Gisela Davis - Feb 28, 2021
We are sorry to hear about Buck's passing. Our prayers are with the family. Buck and I were very close friends and we both worked at Preston together. He will be very missed.
James and Linda Wise - Feb 27, 2021
My heart goes out to the entire family. Buck was a wonderful man who loved his family. He will be misses dearly.

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