Funeral services for Johnnie W. Buckman, 79, of Jeffersonville, will be at noon Thursday, June 13, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Jeffersonville, with burial to follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. He died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at his home with his family at his side.
He was a native of St. Mary, Ky. He loved his family and was self-employed for more than 50 years in the floor covering business. He enjoyed camping and caring for his Shelties.
He is survived by his wife, Marylyn Buckman; three children, Anne B. Smith and her husband, Steve, John F. Buckman and his wife, Debra, and James P. Buckman and his wife, Mary; four brothers, Mike, James "Patrick,” Frank and Steve Buckman; four sisters, Joetta Johnson, Agnes Anne Sloane, Susan Prather and Mary "Margie" Aeilts; and eight grandchildren, Ashley, Sean, Angela, Joey, Melissa, Ricky, Matt and Nick.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph DePaul Buckman and Clara "Beatrice" Buckman; four brothers; James F., Charles, Tom and Joe Buckman; sister, Mary Edna Buckman; and an infant sister.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at Legacy Funeral Center, Jeffersonville.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Mass of the Air. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.