Dewitt Bouker

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Dewitt Clinton (Buck) Bouker passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on Friday, September 9, 2022 in Lakeport, California.

He was born April 28, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York.

Buck enjoyed many passions during his life, the last was being Santa Buck and bringing much joy to children as Santa Claus during the Christmas season.

He was a proud member of the Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas. He was also radio DJ for Lake County Community Radio.

Buck is survived by five daughters, Cheri Noella, Denise Charlotte, Viola Louise, Vicky Lynn and Tammy Jo; two sons, Guyjohn Otis and Dewitt Clinton (Dusty); three step-daughters, Bonnie Hiraide, Robin Colt and Tracy Twomey; stepson, Richard Perry; and many grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his loving wife, Velma, and parents, John and Edythe.

Buck, you will be missed.

A funeral service was held Sept. 17.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit