Bath- James E. Buckley. 79, of Kanona, died Wednesday, January 29 at the Taylor Health Care Facility. He was born in Kanona NY, March 3, 1923 the son of Guy Elwood and Mildred Marvin Buckley.He worked for W.W. Babcock Ladder Company in Bath. Jim was a graduate of Haverling Central School, he was a member of the Saint Thomas Episcopal Church in Bath and the Bath B.P.O.E. 1547. Jim was an avid outdoor sportsman and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife Virginia Buckley of Kanona, NY with whom he would have been married for 54 years on November 5, 2003; two daughters, Kimberly (Anthony) Russo of Bath NY, and Sandra (Larry) Evans of Charleston SC.; four sons, James S. Buckley of Bath,Robert W. Buckley of Prattsburg, Brian H. Buckley of Kanona, and Gregory A.(Diane) Buckley of Bath.13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, one sister, Cynthia (Troy) Branning of Miami Florida. He was predeceased by his daughter Carol Lynn Buckley, his sister, Louise Wright-Hastings, and three brothers, Howard Buckley, Milford Buckley and infant William Buckley. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 31 at 3pm at Fagan's Funeral Home, 31 West Morris street., Bath NY with the Rev. Dennis Wienk officiating. Burial was in Nondaga Cemetery, Bath.