Robert Buckner

Robert Nelson Harold Buckner, 78, of Haleyville, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Buckner was born April 27, 1941. He enjoyed life, liked to ride horses, watch westerns and go on outings. He loved people and his family and would do anything for anyone.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Haleyville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Brother Johnny Gunter will officiate. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery in Phil Campbell, Alabama.

Robert is survived by his wife, Evelyn Estill Buckner; sister, Carolyn Buckner Wilson; sisters-in-law, Sandy Buckner Downs and Mary Buckner; great-aunt, Dorsie Huggins; nieces, Linda Pounders, Rebecca Otto, Carol Buckner and Brittany Coons; nephews, Raynard Buckner, Kevin Buckner, Gary Buckner, Greg Wilson and Bruce Wilson; several great-nieces and nephews, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Horace Buckner and Amy Gertrude Thomas; brothers, Raynard Buckner, Hiram Buckner and Fred Buckner and sisters, Polly Pearson and Peggy Buckner.

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