Robert Buckner, 69, passed away on February 23, 2013 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo, MS.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James H. Buckner and Louvene Reed Buckner.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. Turner Buckner of Columbus, MS; daughters, Wendy Fountain and Angela Lanier, both of Eupora, MS, Barbara Kimbrell (Tim) and Bobbie Watkins (Tommy), both of Columbus, MS; sons, Freddie Parker (Robin) of Eupora, MS and Billy Miller (Christy) of Starkville, MS; sisters, Lynn Stewart and Kaye Buckner, both of Starkville, MS; brothers, Larry Buckner and Eddie Buckner, both of Starkville, MS.; 17 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Visitation for Mr. Buckner is scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, MS. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home. Rev. Michael May will conduct the service. Burial will be in Curtis Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House, 5159 West Main St., Tupelo, MS 38801.0