Mr. Jeffrey Allen Buckler, age 65, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, went home to be with the Lord Monday morning, November 8, 2021, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 21, 1956, to Howard “Gene” and Glenna Reynolds Buckler in Carter County, Kentucky.
Jeff was a born-again Christian and served the Lord faithfully for forty-six years. He attended James Chapel Community Holiness Church in Olive Hill, Kentucky, where he served as a deacon for many years. He also enjoyed attending Three Pine Freewill Baptist Church in Olive Hill, Kentucky. Jeff retired from Kentucky Electric Steel Company of Meads, Kentucky, where he worked for forty-two years in various capacities. His passions were his faith, family, and farming. He was a dreamer who believed the only way to fail was to not try.
Jeff is preceded in death by his father, Howard “Gene” Buckler; his maternal grandparents, Edgar and Peachie Reynolds; his paternal grandparents, John and Fannie Buckler; and his father-in-law, Charles Fultz.
He is survived by his loving wife of forty-six years, Donna Fultz Buckler; his three children: Adam (Stacey) Buckler, Tony (Michelle) Buckler, and Lea (Lloyd) Arrowood; his eight grandchildren: Jacob (Shannon) Buckler, Hannah (Khyler) Holderbaum, Taylor Hicks, Milea Arrowood, Andrew Buckler, Reese Boggs, Madison Buckler, and Canaan Arrowood; his mother Glenna Reynolds Buckler; his three sisters: Brenda (Brent) Rayburn, Linda (Rick) Clary, and Debbie (Dale) Enix; and his mother-in-law, Evelyn Fultz James. He was also awaiting the birth of his first great-grandchild, Charlotte Buckler, in January of next year. He also leaves behind many more family members and friends.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 US Hwy. 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky with Brother Adam Buckler officiating. Burial will follow in the Tackett-Buckler Family Cemetery, Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Friends may visit 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Pallbearers will be Adam Buckler, Tony Buckler, Lloyd Arrowood, Jacob Buckler, Andrew Buckler, Khyler Holderbaum and Canaan Arrowood.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be sent to Union Bible College and Academy, 434 Union Street, Westfield, Indiana 46074 in the memory of Jeffrey Allen Buckler.
Lazear Funeral Home of Ashland, Kentucky are caring for the arrangements of Mr. Jeffrey Allen Buckler.