KINGS MOUNTAIN - Denver Eugene Buckley, 61, passed away May 4, 2013.
He was a native of Charleston, W. Va., born Nov. 1, 1951, to the late Denver Clinton and Betty Walker Buckley.
Denver was retired from Freightliner, Mt. Holly with over 25 years of service. He was a U.S. Air Force
veteran, serving in the U.S. Air National Guard in Kanawha County and in the Army reserve, Hampton, Va.
Survivors include his wife of Teresa Buckley; his children, Dawn (Tony) Gulledge, Christina Walls, Monica (Matt) Tashjian, Joseph (Jennifer) Buckley; stepchildren, Jerry Mauney, Brittany Mauney, Tammy (Dennis) Burgess; grandchildren, Lacie and Aaron Gulledge, Savanna and Zach-ary Walls, Chance and Lacie Buckley, and Claire Tashjian; step grandchildren, Connor Mauney, Camron, Lathan and Mason McCurry, Trey, Kristen and Alex Burgess; sisters Marilyn Davisson, JoAnn (Rodney), Parham; brothers, Jack (Cherl) Buckley, Joseph (Sharon) Buckley; a special little companion, Smokey his dog; numerous cousins, nephews and nieces
A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Gaston Memorial Park with military honors by the Gaston County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.