Donald Buckley Sr.

Obituary of Donald Buckley Sr.

Donald Wayne Buckley Sr., age 83, of Davison died June 19, 2018 at home with his family beside him.  

Donald was born October 20, 1934 in Flint, Michigan to the late Charles and Nellie Buckley.  He married his wife Sharalyn on December 30, 1965.  Donald enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, yard work, traveling, coffee hour, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.  He retired from  GTE (Verizon Communications) in 1990, and served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Donald is survived by his children: Shannon (Chuck) Rice, Tersa (Roger) Elwood, Shawn Larkin [Dennis Westbrook], Tammy Cooper [Richard Jaccqes], sister: Carol Buckley, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Donald Jr., and several siblings.  The family shares a special thanks to his nurses: Melony, Terry, Carly, Debbie, Kris, Alana.

No services are planned at this time, and memorial contributions in memory of Donald may be made to the family.  Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville.  Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at

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