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GEORGE BUCKLE

George H. Buckle 1930 ~ 2011 George H. Buckle, age 80, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Yuma Regional Medical Center. He was born December 11, 1930 in Ogden, Utah. George had entered the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 and served in the Korean Conflict from 1949-1952. He was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad after 37 years of employment. He served as Captain/ EMT of the North Salt Lake Volunteer Fire Department for 30 years. George was a life long member of the Disabled American Veterans and a long term member of the American Legion. He was a proud member of the U.S.S. Mansfield Destroyer Alumnus Association. He enjoyed traveling to all 50 states along with his wife, Jewel and permanently residing for the last 10 years in Yuma, AZ. George is survived by his daughters, Jody (Al) Ebert of St. Peters, MO., Brenda Glenn of Pleasanton, CA., and Kae Lynne (Robert) Nielson of Sandy, UT; sons, Rodd Buckle of Las Vegas, NV., and Jay Findlay of Bow, WA; sister, Lillian Renfroe of Payson, UT; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, George C. Buckle and Edna A. Cooke Buckle; brother, Joseph Buckle. Visitation will be held at Evans and Early Mortuary on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. George will be laid to rest in the Mount Olivet Cemetery of Salt Lake City, Utah.


Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Jan. 27, 2011
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