TIPP CITY - William H. Buckles, 83, of Tipp City, Ohio, passed away at 10:25 P.M. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy.
He was born Dec. 1, 1929, in Shelby County, Ohio, to the late Granville E. and Estella M. (Short) Buckels.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marjorie M. (Billhimer) Buckles; his daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Ann and Edward Michael Hall of Tipp City, Ohio; and his grandpups who he loved.
In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his two sisters, Margaret Welty and Wilda Kerg.
He was a 1947 graduate of Tippecanoe High School, and a U.S. Army Korean War
In 1997, William retired as Vice President of Operations from McCauley Accessory in Vandalia, Ohio, after 50 years of service.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2013, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with Pastor Gilbert Welbaum officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City, Ohio, with VFW
Memorial Honor Guard services at the graveside. Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Box No 15120, Chicago, ILL 60693.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com