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November 23, 2013

Donald Buckles

ANDERSON — Donald Buckles, 81, of Anderson, passed away Nov. 20, 2013, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.

He was born Jan. 12, 1932, in Madison County, and lived here most of his life. He worked as an assistant vice president with Citizens Banking Company, and then with Key Bank, retiring in 1994 after 28 years of service.

Donald served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of Valley Grove Freewill Baptist Church, Fellowship Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine Temple, Madison County Shrine Club, Anderson Noon Exchange Club, serving as treasurer for many years, and “The Romeo Club,” a group of gentlemen who solved world problems one cup of coffee at a time.

He is survived by four children, Donald J. Buckles of San Antonio, Texas, Karen (Buckles) Arndt of Fremont, and Jennifer R. Smith and Jane A. Pinaire, both of McCordsville; six grandchildren, Carrie Arndt, Andrew Arndt, Kevin Arndt, Markus Buckles, Lucas Buckles and Binyamin Ohayon; one great-grandson, Abraham Arndt; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his two wives, Janet M. Buckles and Connie J. Buckles; his parents, Frank and Jessie Buckles; and seven brothers and sisters.

Donald was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. He had a tender heart that grew increasingly tender the longer he walked with his Heavenly Father. Donald’s life was one of service to his family, his community, and his country.

The family would like to express their thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff of the St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital ICU. Their kindness will never be forgotten.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory with the Rev. Joe Roysden officiating. Entombment will follow in East Maplewood Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Post online condolences at www.brownbutzdiedring.com or www.heraldbulletin.com.

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