Donald L. Buckner, 80, Agency, MO

Published 08/26 2014 09:12AM

Updated 08/26 2014 09:37AM

Donald L. Buckner, 80, Agency, Missouri died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

He was born May 12, 1934 to Glenn and Alice (Laderer) Buckner in Mound City, Kansas.

He married Meryldee Sparks on May 1, 1954. She survives of the home.

Donald was an avid painter and photographer, fisherman, gardener and lover of his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Gregory Buckner.

Additional Survivors: daughters, Sherry Buckner-Rother (George), Olympia, Washington, Christina Witherington (Dean), Kimberling City, Missouri and Judy Burt, Conway, Arkansas; son, Michael Buckner (Kelley), Beaumont, Texas; grandchildren, Evan and Andrew Brickell, Jessica, Rachel, Kate, Francesca and Lucas Buckner, Sarah Gray (Mark), Geoff Tucker (Claire) Daniel Burt (Amanda); ten great-grandchildren; and three sisters.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

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