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John Phillip Buckalew
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Birth: 1918
Death: 2007

John ‘Phillip' BUCKALEW SR


He married Alta Rae BITTINGER

…His Obit revealed: "Mr. Buckalew retired as a supervisor with Columbia Gas of Maryland, where he was employed for 35 years. He was a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant and veteran of World War II. Phil served in France, Belgium and Germany, and, on his way home from the war on the U.S.S. Francis Slanger, was shipwrecked in the Atlantic Ocean for 30 days. When Phil was in grade school, he managed the family diary farm for his grandfather. Phil was a member of the Frostburg United Methodist Church and the National Rifle Association. He graduated from the old Beall High School and Catherman's Business School. Mr. Buckalew was an avid hunter and outdoorsman for over 80 years, spending most of his free time hunting on Dan's Mountain and fishing along Savage River."

GrandSon:Kieth Eric BUCKALEW d.p2007 …Wife survived along with two daughters, Sharon (Buckalew) George and husband Wm. Jay, of LaVale, and Alta Rebecca (Buckalew) Symons and husband Charles, of Frostburg; three sons, John Buckalew Jr. and wife Pamela, of Ridgeley, W.Va., Dr. David Buckalew and wife Robin, of Rice, Va., and Steven A. Buckalew, of the V.A. Medical Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.; two granddaughters, Juliet (Blank) Godlove and husband Matthew, of South Riding, Va., and Skye Alta Symons, of Frostburg; one sister, Doris (Buckalew) Layman, of Wrights Crossing.

John was the son of Mary M. HANSEL 17AUG1898MD-20SEP1994 m Britt B. BUCKALEW
Family links: 
  Mary M Hansel Buckalew (1898 - 1994)
  John Phillip Buckalew (1918 - 2007)
  James O. Buckalew (1920 - 1994)*
  Rose Mary Buckalew McMillan (1925 - 1993)*
  Sara Ruth Buckalew Kesner (1933 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Frostburg Memorial Park
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Created by: H BRAUN
Record added: Mar 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25297352
John Phillip Buckalew
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John Phillip Buckalew
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John Phillip Buckalew
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You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!
- Darlene T.
 Added: Apr. 19, 2011

 Added: Mar. 15, 2008

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