Dewey Buckner, Jr.




WEAVERVILLE–Dewey Buckner, Jr., age 90, of 80 McDaris Cove Road in the Beech Community died Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Mr. Buckner was born May 20, 1926 in Madison County to the late Dewey Buckner and Ruby Worley Buckner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Magalene, daughter, Linda and grandson, Donald.

Surviving are his son, Jeff Buckner and wife, Linda of Weaverville; sister, Gaye Maeger of Gadsden, AL and grandchildren, Amanda, Jacob and Kimberly Buckner.

His graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017 in West Memorial Park with Rev. Philip Wilson officiating.

Our family would like to thank the caring members of the Reems Creek Fire Department. Also a special thanks to CarePartners Hospice.

West Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.