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William J. "Toppy" Buckey

July 14, 1930 April 18, 2019
William J. "Toppy" Buckey
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Obituary for William J. "Toppy" Buckey

William J. “Toppy” Buckey, age 88, of Caldwell, Ohio, formerly of Ava, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at The Beckett House in New Concord. He was born July 14, 1930, in Noble County, son of the late William T. and Kathleen Kirk Buckey. He was retired as a machine operator for the Glacier Vandervell plant in Caldwell, and he attended Reagan’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Toppy loved collecting antique clocks and attending yard sales.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Rea Tarcella Leasure Buckey, whom he married January 6, 1951, and who died June 25, 1996; one daughter, Gail Wheeler; two sisters, Virginia Ginn and Betty Wood; and one brother, Richard “Bud” Buckey.

Surviving are his children, Vickie J. (Mike) Somers of Zanesville and Mike R. (Linda) Buckey and Dale J. Buckey (Nancy Archer), all of Caldwell; his siblings, Sam Buckey of Cambridge, James (Janice) Buckey of Mansfield, Sarah Rock of Hebron, Mark Buckey of Tennessee, David Buckey of Oklahoma, and Paul Buckey of Tennessee; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 11AM-12PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell. A graveside service will follow visitation at Halley’s Ridge Cemetery at 12:30PM with Ken Perkins officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Halley’s Ridge Cemetery Association, c/o Sandy Carter, 52013 Nicholson Road, Pleasant City, Ohio, 43772.

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Visitation

Saturday

20

Apr

11:00 AM 4/20/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/20/2019 12:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Graveside

Saturday

20

Apr

12:30 PM 4/20/2019 12:30:00 PM
Halleys Ridge Cemetery

P.O. Box 181
Belle Valley, Ohio 43717

Halleys Ridge Cemetery
P.O. Box 181 Belle Valley 43717 Ohio
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Halleys Ridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

P.O. Box 181
Belle Valley, Ohio 43717

P.O. Box 181 Belle Valley 43717 Ohio
United States

Memorial Contribution

Halley's Ridge Cemetery Association

c/o Sandy Carter, 52013 Nicholson Road
Pleasant City, OH 43772
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