ROCHESTER: Richard E. "Buck" Buckingham, 76, a resident of Rochester, New Hampshire, passed away at his home on October 10, 2020, after a short illness. Richard was born on October 7, 1944 in Portsmouth, New Hampsire to the late Jean Foss and William Buckingham. On July 21, 1965, Richard married, his sweetheart, Judith Whitney in Maryland. Richard attended Manchester College and received a bachelor's degree in Accounting. He is a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1966-1969. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as accountant and then later as supervisor at Swift Meats in New Hampshire. He enjoyed traveling and loved spending time with his family and friends. Richard was always very giving and supportive of family and friends with his time and talents.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Judith Buckingham; his sister-in-law, Ginger Quinlivan; his nephew, Marek Quinlivan; his niece, Desiree Quinlivan; his nephew, Brian Foss and his niece, Rhonda Weaver. Richard was preceded in death by his brother and sister, Gerald Foss and Arlon Edwards.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no service and the burial will be private. Please visit Richard's tribute page to sign the register book at www.GrondinFuneralHome.com.
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