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William McKinley Buckner

Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Death 8 Oct 1949 (aged 47)
Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 105457470 · View Source
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Son of Billy & Sophronia Suttles Buckner
Husband of Vivian Pauline Patterson Buckner

Also survived by daughter, Peggy Sylvene Buckner, and a son, Ronnie McKinley Buckner from his marriage with Pauline Buckner.

From a previous marriage to Ruth Smith Buckner, he is also survived by a daughter, Helen Janett Buckner (Jan Buckner Thibadeau) of Columbia, SC (later Maryland) and two sons William McKinley Buckner and Arthur Aaron Buckner, both of Baltimore, MD; and a grandchild.

Surviving siblings were Doc and James Roosevelt Buckner of Greenville; four sisters: Mrs. D.W. (Tennie) Morgan, Mrs. M.E. (Ollie) Lowe, Mrs. W.R. (Mattie) Scott, and Mrs. J.R. (Altha) Turner, all of Greenville.

Kennedy Mortuary

Full Obituaries may be located here:
The Greenville News
Buckner, Wm McKinley
1949 Oct 9 p A6
age 47 Wattsville

The State
Buckner, William McKinley
1949 Oct 9 & 10

(William's DOB is from death certificate; brother's date of birth is listed on his marker
as March 21, 1902; one birthdate has to be

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  • Created by: Karyn Buckner Garvin
  • Added: 18 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105457470
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William McKinley Buckner (3 Oct 1902–8 Oct 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105457470, citing Graceland West Cemetery and Mausoleum, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Karyn Buckner Garvin (contributor 47464142) .