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Charles William Buckingham
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Birth: May 27, 1905
Mansfield
Douglas County
Washington, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1981
Bridgeport
Douglas County
Washington, USA

m: Gladys Gollehon 11 Mar 1925 in Chelan Co, WA

m: Wilma Alexander 29 Nov 1932 in Douglas Co, WA

Charles W. Buckingham, 77, died in his home in Bridgeport on Sunday.

He was born May 27, 1904 in Mansfield on the Buckingham ranch. In 1932, he married Wilma Alexander in Bridgeport. He worked on the Buckingham ranch until 1941 when he and his family moved to Port Orchard where he worked as a radio technician at the Bremerton Naval Shipyard. After his retirement in 1939, he made his home in Bridgeport.

A member of the Bridgeport Assembly of God Church. Mr. Buckingham was a licensed amateur radio operator whose call sign was W7BJP, an active member of the Washington Amateur Radio Traffic System network and a 50-year member of the Quarter Century Wireless Association.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma, at home; two sons, Jack C. of Bridgeport and Ronald M. of Spokane; one sister, Katherine Buckingham of Bridgeport; and seven grandchildren.

Services were held Wednesday, November 4 at 11 am at the Bridgeport Assembly of God Church, Bridgeport, Wa. The Rev. Jerry Lewis officiated. Interment in the Bridgeport Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to the Bridgeport Assembly of God Church Fund. Arrangements by Ball & Dodd-Thornhill & Langbehn, Spokane. 
 
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 Parents:
  William O Buckingham (1864 - 1933)
  Drucilla D Henton Buckingham (1861 - 1933)
 
 Spouses:
  Gladys Laverne Gollehon Buckingham (1906 - 1925)
  Wilma Harriet Alexander Buckingham (1916 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter Douglas Buckingham (1883 - 1970)**
  Katherine Martha Buckingham Buckingham (1902 - 1985)*
  Charles William Buckingham (1905 - 1981)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bridgeport Cemetery
Bridgeport
Douglas County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Jul 29, 2008
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Charles William Buckingham
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Charles William Buckingham
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Charles William Buckingham
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