The Picayune Item
Funeral Services for Richard E Buckle, 75, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Monday, April 8, 2013, will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Picayune.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 1:30 pm until 3:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Picayune.
Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
The Rev. R.T. Buckley will officiate the service, assisted by Dr. Keith Warden.
A native of Picayune, he was a Teacher and Coach at Pearl River Central, Salmen High School, and Northshore High School. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Picayune, where he served as a Deacon. Richard served in the US Marine Corps. He was an avid golfer, and dearly loved his family, and loved his dog, Rascal.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, R.T. Buckley Sr. and Maude Williams Buckley; his son, Richard Todd Buckley; his sister, Marge Hargus-Murro; and his brothers, William "Bill" Buckley, J.P. Buckley, and James Harper Buckley.
Survivors include: his wife of 53 years, Helen Marie Grice Buckley; his children, Robyn Montgomery and husband Mike, and Timothy Andrew Buckley; six grandchildren, Chris Banchero (Devin), Michael and Abby Montgomery, Justin (Ashley), Daniel (Danielle), and Jacob Buckley; four great-grandchildren, Collin, Lucy, and Lily Buckley, and Porter Banchero; his sister, Gwen (Leon) Rose; his brother, R.T. Buckley; and his sisters-in-law, Colleen Buckley and Peggy Buckley.
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Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Picayune REG Building Fund, P.O. Box 477, Picayune, MS 39466.