The Rt. Reverend LeHavre Buck was born November 30th, in Jackson, Mississippi, to Brother Roland and Mother Evener Ree Buck. He matriculated at Marquette University, and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
After returning from the War, Apostle Buck returned to Milwaukee and began to work diligently and in earnest his local church home, Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ. He dedicated his life to the Lord at age 22 and committed to working with the local Youth Department and youth choir, serving as the choir director. He answered his call to the ministry under the spiritual guidance of Bishop L. S. Murray. He has worked in various offices and positions within the church organization from the local to the national levels including local Minister, County Presiding Elder of Milwaukee County, State Presiding Elder of the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota, served as District Apostle of Fifth District East and Fifth District West, concurrently, overseeing several churches in the Midwest and on the East coast, and he also served as General Treasurer of the National Executive Staff of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ.
Apostle Buck’s innovative mind and vision have afforded him the opportunity to serve the community at large in conjunction with his ministry work. He has been actively engaged in numerous activities associated with community, family, fatherhood, volunteerism, entrepreneurism, and spiritual development. Notably, he served as a Lead Healthy Marriage Educator where he trained other educators in relationship programs throughout the country. He also educated inmates, both men and women, in the Wisconsin Correctional System. In addition, he is a founding member of the Milwaukee Fatherhood Collaborative, an organization purposed to influence, support, and build strong and responsible fathers, families, and communities. He worked several years as a soft skills trainer and motivator in the Welfare system for the YWCA serving over five thousand women.
Apostle Buck served four years in the United States Marines Corp., defending the country in the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged and became a member of the National Association for Black Veterans.
Apostle Buck is married to District Mother Barbara Shepherd Buck. They are the blessed parents of three; Curtis Anthony, LaTrice Denice, and LeHavre Shepherd (deceased). He is the grandfather of 10 and the great grandfather of 6.