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Reed Allan Buckey

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Reed Allan Buckey Obituary
CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Reed Allan Buckey, age 52, resident of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio passed away February 1st 2013 at the Summa Western Reserve Hospital.

Reed was born in Ashtabula, Ohio on November 29th 1960 to William F Buckey Sr. and Grace M. Reposky.

Reed served in the Ohio Army National Guard from 1982 thru 2011 and retired in 2011 with nearly 30 years service to his country. Reed began his career in K Troop 3rd Squadron of 107th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Ashtabula, Ohio he later became the 3rd squadron 107th ACR S-4 NCO and later finished his service as the S-4 NCO for the 237th BSB 37th IBCT Over the time of his service he received many awards and Citations. Reed lived the motto "Mission First, Troops Always" He mentored many people in the field of logistics and was the "go to" NCO in that field. Reed was involved in Search and Rescue on Lake Erie, and a lifelong supporter of scouting. He enjoyed fishing, scuba diving, Flowers, and barbecuing. He loved spending time with his sons, Jack and Luke taking them fishing and fishing derbies, launching model rockets with them and his stepsons Michael and Devin. He loved his cats and dogs who kept him ompany and gave him love. He was a member of the Moose, lodge 918, American Legion, post 7.

Preceded in death by grandparents, Joseph and Rose Buckey and Paul and Bertha Grace Moore and John and Julia Reposky; aunt, Sylvia Buckey; uncles, Norman Britton, Uncle Paul Moore; first cousins, Cheryl and David Buckey.

Reed is survived by his wife, Judith Buckey; two sons, Jack (15) and Luke (10) Buckey; and two stepsons, Michael Blazick (17) and Devin Reckart (13); parents, Grace (Andy) Reposky, William Sr. (Bonnie) Buckey; and five brothers and sisters, William Jr (Caroline), Susan, Karen, Warren, and Wendy Buckey; Aunty Patty (Ellis) Watson, Aunt Pearl Britton, Aunt Bonnie (Jim) Dioneff, Aunty Judy (Richard) Hornstein; two nephews, Andrew and Stephen; and one niece, Erin; his best friend/brother, Jim Raymond; friend/sister, Vicki England Patton; and all of his brothers and sisters in the Ohio Army National Guard.

Cremation has taken place. Friends may call from 12 to 3 p.m. on Friday, February 8th in the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. the same day. There will also be a celebration of Reed on Sunday the 10th of February 2013 starting at 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Moose lodge 918, 4444 State Rd., Peninsula, Ohio 44264.


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Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2013
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