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John A. Buckner

April 29, 2019

John A. Buckner, age 85, of the Estatoe Community, passed away on Monday, April 29th, 2019 at his home.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late  George and Bonnie Hensley Buckner.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sidney Ferguson Buckner, who he loved dearly and a son, Douglas Lee Buckner.  John loved flying, gemstones and his dog Suzie. 

            Surviving is his daughter, Becky Cantrell (Brian Sailers); son, John D. Buckner and grandchildren:  Candace Buckner and Alan Clontz and wife, Yasuko.

            Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1st in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  Rev. Donnie Bryant will officiate.

            The family would like to say a very special thank you to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge for the wonderful care given to John.    

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