Thomas Buckner, Sr.

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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Funeral Service

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Woodridge Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel
138 Corley Mill Road
Lexington, South Carolina, United States
Funeral Service.


2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Burial with US Army honors to follow the funeral service.
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