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Suwannee County Fire Rescue family mourns the loss of Lieutenant/Paramedic Joe Buhler

Lieutenant/Paramedic Joe Buhler -Facebook Courtesy Photo

Submitted by James E. Sommers, SCFR Public Safety Director

On Tuesday August 21st, the entire Suwannee County Fire Rescue family mourned the sudden loss of Lieutenant/Paramedic Joe Buhler. Lieutenant Buhler died while off duty in Perry Florida where he resides. Suwannee County Fire Rescue extends our thoughts and prayers to his family and close friends. Lieutenant Buhler started his career in the Fire/EMS service in 1979 as a volunteer, later working full time with Brevard County Fire Rescue and also with Palm Bay Fire Rescue.

Lieutenant Buhler has proudly served the citizens of Suwannee County since October of 2010, and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2016. We ask that you keep the family and friends of Lieutenant Buhler, along with our Suwannee County Fire Rescue family in your thoughts and prayers.

Class A uniform required for all service personnel.
Visitation arrangements Friday August 25th 2017 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Burns Funeral Home
1400 N. Johnson Stripling Road
Perry, FL 32347
Funeral Arrangements:
Saturday August 26th 2017 at 10:00am
First Assembly of God
 828 W. Julia Street
Perry, FL 32347
In Lieu of flowers a Go Fund Me account has been set up to donate to the family of Lieutenant Buhler. This is the only official location to donate to the family at this time.