BUCKLEY, Robert Randolph "Bob", 77 died Sunday, January 12, 2003 from complications of coronary artery disease. Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years, Tillie; a son, Robert R. Buckley Jr. of Austin Texas;a daughter, Sandra Thorpe of Nokomis, Fla.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a brother, Gene Buckley of La Belle, Fla.; sisters, Helen Rouse of Brandon, Fla. and Betty Stafford of Tampa, Fla. Mr. Buckley, a native and life long resident of Tampa was a decorated and very proud combat Marine of World War II. Bob spent several years in the Stevedoring business before becoming self employed. His greatest joy, which consumed him with great pride and satisfaction was his family to whom he had always been a grand mentor and very respected symbol of strength and integrity. He is truly loved and will be greatly missed. Bob, Dad or " Pop " was never too busy to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. A Funeral Mass will be held, Wednesday, January 15, 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace CatholicChurch, Sun City Center, Fla. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children's Home of Tampa, 10909 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, FL 33615. Zipperer's Agape Mortuary & Crematory
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Published in TBO.com on Jan. 14, 2003