Buck was a dedicated and devoted family man. He married the love of his life, Donna Mitchell on October 18, 1974. His most precious moments were those spent with his children and grandchildren. He was a loving husband, father, grandpa (pa-pa and pop-pop), brother, uncle and friend. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. He retired as owner/operator of a vending business. He was a member of Sterling Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, IL.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Marie Buckley; and his parents, Elbert Buckley and Hilda, nee Counts, Buckley.
He is survived by his wife, Donna, nee Mitchell, Buckley;
two daughters, Selena Price of Fairview Heights, IL, and Jamie (Chad) Lichtenegger of Fairview Heights, IL;
a son, Justin (Heather) Buckley of Smithton, IL;
his precious grandchildren, Riley Renee Buckley, Dean Alan Buckley, and Jase David Lichtenegger;
three sisters, Linda (Mark) Akins, Mary Fargen, and Rachel (Chris) Townsend;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the family or to the National Kidney Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019 and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Pastor Dave Gray officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.