William Buckland

Born: Sat., Oct. 31, 1925
Died: Sun., May 24, 2009

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William “Wild Bill” Buckland, 83, of Greensboro, GA, died Sunday, May 24, 2009 at his residence with his family. Born in Alexandria County, Virginia on October 31, 1925 he was the son of the late Clayton Buckland and Caroline “Carrie” Small Buckland. He was the owner and operator of Buckland’s Paving Service. Bill was a former member of the San Marino Lodge and was a shriner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Stanley Buckland; a son, William Boy Buckland; and siblings, Esther Smith, Jenny Castellow, Mose George Buckland, Nelson Buckland and Judy Jack Buckland. He is survived by four daughters, Betsy Buckland Moon of Greensboro, GA, Mary Bill Pollock of Greensboro, GA, Harriete Lynn Smith and husband Zachary of Lexington, SC and Carrie Buckland of Greensboro, GA; two sons, Cody Buckland of Greensboro, GA and Cheyanne Buckland of Greensboro, GA; three sisters, Dottie Buckland of Austell, GA, Betty Buckland of Austell, GA and Lori Buckland of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Shani Lynn Higdon, Brandon Moon, David William Allen, Bridgett Pollock, Jackie Marie Buckland, Willie Mose Buckland, Pheobee Faye Smith, Markie Saxs Smith, Zack John Smith and Jacob Saul Smith; great grandchildren, Chance Ellis, Tucker Higdon, Lacey Wilson, Elijah Jack Buckland, Taylor Allen and Tennett Allen; a number of nieces, nephews and friends; and his faithful dog Bella. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Greenview Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Mitchell officiating. Serving as pallbearers are David Allen, Cody Buckland, Willie Mose Buckland, Chance Ellis, Zack John Smith, Jacob Saul Smith and Shane Higdon. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Sun May 24, 2009
We're very sorry for your loss.

Carlene Noggle
   Posted Sun May 24, 2009
Dear Mary,Betsy and all family, I was so shocked and saddened to hear that your daddy had passed. Mr. Buckland was a very nice man and always had me smiling any time we talked. I know that he will be missed so much. Please know that I am keeping you all in my prayers, and pray that our good Lord will send you comfort and peace during the days ahead. love, Carlene, Amanda and Dan Noggle

Judy Satterfield Nichols
   Posted Mon May 25, 2009
Betsy, I am truly sorry to hear about your Daddy. Know that you are in my prayers and thoughts. Judy

Penny Buckland-Tillery
   Posted Mon May 25, 2009
I'm so sorry for your Loss.I Pray the Lord give you a Peace Of understanding and the courage to be brave thru this time.They never leave us thier memory is always with us forever. Praying for You's cousin Penny

Davilyn and Bob Rainwater
   Posted Tue May 26, 2009
To the Buckland Family, We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you. Bill will be missed. Davilyn and Bob Rainwater

Charlene Moody Cass
   Posted Tue May 26, 2009
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone. I will always treasure my years with Harriett, Mama Mary, Daddy Bill, and other family members. Love, Charlene Moody-Cass

Tommy-Lena Buckland
   Posted Tue May 26, 2009
All our sympathy to the Family,William was a special man to so many who knew him.He will always be remembered.Keeping you all in our Prayers. Lena Buckland & Tommy-Beth-Family

Tammy Simons Underwood
   Posted Tue May 26, 2009
To the Family my deepest sympathy goes out to all of you at this time. Cherish your memories. God Bless you all.

Ashley Harris Cason
   Posted Thu May 28, 2009
I am so sorry for your loss.

Jimmy & Laurie Harris
   Posted Fri May 29, 2009
Our deepest sympathy & prayers are with you all. Mr. Bill was quite a character, & will be greatly missed by many. Hold on tightly to all the memories & they will bring you some comfort & peace.

Beth Dunagan Richards
   Posted Tue June 09, 2009
I didn't know about your lost until today, I was really sorry to see that Wild Bill had passed away. May God bless be with the family during these hard times. I am glad I was at the hospital the night he was there. He was the same Wild Bill that I always knew.

Reid & Faith Callaway
   Posted Wed June 10, 2009
Kery, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. You're in our prayers. May God comfort you as only He can. We heard about it late, please forgive. Tell your Mom and brothers we are praying for them.