Ronald Ray Buckner, 62, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at a local hospital.
He retired from Maytag after 39 years of service. He was an outdoors man, who loved horses as well as motorcycles. He loved his family greatly, especially his grandchildren. He was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis Avery Buckner Sr. and Patsy Ruth Walker Buckner; brother, Lewis “Avery” Buckner Jr.; and sister, Barbara Ham.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 37 years, Rhonda Buckner; children: Jessica Chastain, Joe Buckner, and Amy Wiyono-Buckner; grandchildren: Jesse, Courtney, Tyler, Troy, Katie Jo, Allie, Jimmy, and Tristian; siblings: Debbie Weeks, Janie Jamerson, Sherleen Tucker, Tommy Buckner, Perry Buckner, and Terry Greene; along with several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
The family will receive friends this evening from 5 to 8 at Companion Funeral Home, Cleveland Chapel.
The Celebration of Life service will be Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Pine Hill Church of God, 1484 Old Alabama Road, McDonald.
The interment will follow the service at Conasauga Cemetery in Etowah.
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