Survivors include his father, Harold Buckner; brother, Timothy Buckner; and grandmother, Dolly Myers, all of Englewood.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah, with the Rev. Ronnie Best officiating.
Interment will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Shady Grove Cemetery in Tellico Plains.
The family will receive friends Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Please visit www.serenityfunerals.com for more information.