Hans Buijk, age 67, of Burna, Kentucky, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Mr. Buijk was a retired factory worker and an artisan wood carver, a skill he had learned at the age of six. He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by two sons, Bryant Buijk (Nickey), Grand Rivers, Kentucky, and Christopher Buijk, Forest Lake, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Allie Buijk, Minnie Buijk, and James Buijk; one brother, Roy Buijk, Frances, Kentucky; one sister, Ineke Rounds, Florida; special friend, Kelly Colwell, Burna, Kentucky; and two step grandchildren, Emma Colwell and Caleb Colwell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johannes and Charlotte Lebbe Buijk.
Graveside committal services with full military honors will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West, 5817 Ft. Campbell Boulevard, Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, Kentucky.