Robert Verlin Buckley

Robert Verlin Buckley

MARION: Robert Verlin Buckley, age 86 of Marion, died Wednesday May 15, 2013 at the Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky. He was born May 10, 1927 in Marion to the late Lawrence Lee and Beulah (Simmons) Buckley.

On April 27, 1952 he married the former Mary Lou Cunningham in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Marion and she survives.

He had worked as a traffic manager at the former Pollack Steel, Armco and then retired from Marion Steel. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy serving during World War II. A man of strong Christian faith, Bob was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Prospect. An avid fisherman, he had a great sense of humor. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Besides his wife, he survived by a daughter, Cheri Ralph (Ben Logan), Harpster; two sons, Mike Buckley, Harpster, Scott Buckley, Columbus; five grandchildren, Courtney (Matt) Frombaugh, Kaiti (Mark) VonKaenel, Anik Buckley, Brett (Anna) Ralph, Quin Buckley; three great-grandchildren, Parker and Ella Frombaugh and Cooper VonKaenel; and devoted life-long friend, Don Almendinger, Delaware.

Funeral services will be Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Prospect with Pastor Rahel Hahn officiating. Burial will follow in Marion Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Marion County United Veterans Council. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 PM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Prospect.

The family would like to thank the Fairhaven Community, particularly the Alzheimer's wing for their professional and loving care.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Wyandot County Humane Society, 9640 County Highway 330, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351 or to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 200 East Water Street, Prospect, OH 43342.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

Funeral Home

Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home
310 E Waters St Prospect, OH 43342
(740) 494-2622

Published in the Marion Star on May 17, 2013