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Obituary for Glen (Red) Thomas Buckner
It is with mixed emotions that we are to inform you that Glen “Red” Buckner, Sr. departed Planet Earth yesterday shortly before noon but arrived immediately in heaven. We rejoice for his race is over, we grieve because of our love for him. Glen “Red” Buckner, Sr., 59, of Emporia, VA passed away on October 31, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Buckner; his children, Glen Buckner, Jr. (Stacy), Tammy Burnette (Mark), Christopher Buckner and Charles “Ben” Buckner (Kimberly); stepchildren, Jennifer Loetz (Santi) and Michelle Aycock; mother, Virginia Buckner-Wrenn; brother, Arthur Buckner, Jr.; sisters, Lois Rook (Jimmy) and Kay Lynch (R.B.); thirteen grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from noon to 8pm at the Buckner residence, 4625 Doyles Lake Road, Emporia, VA 23847, on Monday, November 2, 2015. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, 2pm at Emmanuel Worship Center followed by interment in Independence United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or Emmanuel Worship Center. Condolences may be sent to www.Echolsfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Noon to 8pm, Monday, November 2, 2015 at the Buckner residence, 4625 Doyles Lake Road, Emporia, VA 23847
Funeral: Tuesday, 2pm, at Emmanuel Worship Center followed by interment in Independence United Methodist Church Cemetery