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John C. Buckland

October 26, 1933 — January 19, 2023

John C. Buckland

 

            John C. Buckland, 89, of St. Charles, IL went to his eternal home to reunite with his loving wife and family that preceded him on Thursday, January 19, 2023.

            Born October 26, 1933 at Hinton he was the son of the late William Elbert and Maggie Susan Cox Buckland.  John was a former carpenter employed by the Hines Lumber Co., he was a very creative person who loved making bird houses, working with wood and tending his garden.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

            Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ilene Marie Johnson Buckland; three brothers, William Cecil Buckland, Carson Lee Buckland and Okey Alvin Buckland; seven sisters, Aretta Buckland, Bethel Gray Buckland, Maycle Geneva Spain, Dorothy Anne Lilly, Hallie Ruth Buckland, Ina Susan Cash and Julia Fair Lowry.

            Those left to cherish his memory include three children, Nancy Lee Wauters Schlim and husband John W. of St. Charles, IL, Debra Kay Rowe and husband John of Maple Park, IL and Johnny Albert Buckland of St. Charles, IL; six grandchildren, Kimberley A. Wauters Kephart, Brian G. Wauters, John C. Buckland, Jude Krezinski, Cassandra M. Rowe and Tyler J. Rowe; eight great grandchildren,  Trevor Kephart, Devyn Wauters, Zackary Wauters, Allison Klatt, Abigail Buckland, Carter Buckland, Brody Damon and Tegan Damon; two great great grandchildren, Braelynn Klatt and Amelia Klatt; a very dear friend, Janet Guth and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

            Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm Monday, January 30, 2023 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating.  Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery at Powley’s Creek.  Friends may call from 11:00 am until service time on Monday at the funeral parlors.

            Johnny Buckland, Jude Krezinski, Tyler Rowe, Brian Wauters, Robert Boggess and John Schlim will serve as pallbearers.

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Monday, January 30, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors

130 Temple Street, Hinton, WV 25951

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Monday, January 30, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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130 Temple Street, Hinton, WV 25951

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