David B. Buckner, 71, of Ocoee, passed away at his home, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, surrounded by friends and family.
He was born on April 11, 1942, in Bradley County to the late Clyde and Lola Buckner.
He attended Temple Baptist Church in Cleveland. He loved to fish, taking care of his farm animals, and will forever be remembered as a very strong man, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
In addition to his mother and father, he is preceded in death by one granddaughter, Amber Chrisman; three brothers: Charlie, Jack and Jr. Buckner; and one brother-in-law, William Redd.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 34 years, Lennie Buckner; eight children: Judy Clements (Hoyt), David Rodney Buckner, Janet Randolph (Tony Stephens ), Tammy Gentry (Tommy), Robin Roe (John), Nancy Ward, Allen Howard (Tracey), Kim Ward (Lee); eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five sisters: Ethel Slaughter (Marvin), Reba Cate (Carl), Hazel Redd, Charlotte McClure (Doug), Cathy Cate (Wayne); and several extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Temple Baptist Church, 3070 Harrison Pike, Cleveland, TN 37311.
The funeral will be held at the church at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Fox officiating.
You are invited to share a personal memory of David or your condolences with his family at his online guest book located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Buckner family with these arrangements.