Obituary of Thomas Lawton Buckner, Sr.
Lexington- Thomas Lawton Buckner, Sr., 78, of Lexington, passed away July 22, 2020. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 PM on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Woodridge Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington, SC 29072. Pastor Don Burnette, Jr. will officiate.
Burial with US Army honors will follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia, SC 29229. Woodridge Funeral Home of Lexington is assisting the Buckner family.
Thomas Buckner was born on February 28, 1942 in Rock Hill, SC to the late David Graham Buckner and Anna Lucille Willingham Buckner. Thomas graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Furman University and earned a Master's degree from the University of South Carolina. He was a commissioned Officer in the US Army where he proudly served his country.
Thomas is survived by his son Thomas L. Buckner, Jr. of Lexington, grandchildren; Trey, Brooke and Jacqueline Buckner; two brothers, H. Eugene Buckner (Daniela) and Clyde E. Prevette, Jr. In addition to his parents, Thomas was predeceased by a brother, David Graham Buckner and a sister Phoebe McNeil.
With warmest regards,
Debra “Deb” Whiteside
Woodridge Memorial Park and Funeral Home
138 Corley Mill Road
Lexington, SC 29072
Office (803) 957-7252
Fax (803) 957-5540
Cell (803) 361-5269
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