This page is part of the FREE site located at There is NO charge to access any page on this site. If you have arrived here through a pay site click here to go to the original free Logan County ILGenWeb site.

Lincoln Daily News, November 6, 2002


L.K. Buckles Jr., 78, of Mount Pulaski died at 10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Mount Pulaski Christian Church.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, with John Robertson and Bill Shanle officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be in Steenbergen Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.

Mr. Buckles was a retired farmer. He was township supervisor for 36 years and a member of the Logan County Board for 17 years.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He was born March 26, 1924, in Mount Pulaski to Leroy Keith and Helen Copeland Buckles Sr. He married Dolly L. Campbell in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 22, 1945. She survives.

Other survivors are one son, Leroy Keith (and Terri) Buckles III of Jacksonville, Ark.; one daughter, Lisa Jill (and Stephen) Rinkel of Mahomet; five grandchildren; one brother, Henry F. (and Irma Jean) Buckles of Mount Pulaski; and one brother-in-law, Elmer Durchholz of Mount Pulaski.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Marilyn Durchholz.

He served on the commission that built the Logan County Safety Complex and on the boards of the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation and Logan County Housing Authority.

He served two terms as commander of American Legion Post 447, where he was sergeant-at-arms for the past 30 years. He was also a member of the Logan County Council of the American Legion.

He was a trustee for the Mount Pulaski Historical Society and a member of Mount Pulaski Christian Church, where he served as a deacon for many years.

Memorials may be made to the church or to American Legion Post 447.

This page is "Leroy Keith Buckles, Jr. Obituary" on the Logan County, Illinois, ILGenWeb site. The address of this page is

0wf/2A!@|C#ԥR6K'4y1S͙kԹ 4dHRd$Je jښ{y<ŗɲP!!#C:C樎5̣ 8Oa.&[Klak. Z<2G)'t)qzl$H?0]4 0<ݫnv62eF,4p6OggOgY &٨=WlƅI;HYf#5lkʲ<1;c7[email protected]Oo;slTa:A|qb 31C{.J.ɋ!^{iL:5Xiww{w;؂޳f`htoooA[o~lmW{^}~g".*5f_-T;p͎v4imb*G{]-so]R qZM!JГBеyպmh #gv2kOYڋ߯>)mEь~ 93yn~Y [email protected]Ak7f6$NiJJL=y`\I^30+0hUcI :BɇC>8K!SatF م!|=jуR_t85,]'z u%oڳfv4hk. er]bG*~ ,\\˰N(eԛI5h fNdGc5a Ap.U#9EX:Sξ\}1vm{>i7ʝ֋ktcbACu ke,q0^iHP\vo2H=484S Dvz1DO;+y9c4.~l|' ȿE0Ax9" FU$I[!B 6\TR.ф] i8r}}|zCol(?}>5ገ^ H/ޡ%#Vow1C,e2Hٵ7Xm7+{[email protected]~` oʾE[1',9俀%3{Mͳ,[BZEV&Y\pߵzѵ0/ȽXh @2O0E|AmI. '.,G=pMH30IBzN-K-)x~'~<ưR`>[email protected]#~-y 907TI K! A)n;#Qcu 2>0s(Z BARH񿵵bFYlfR{V!ڽ=u#jHDBMʃQe8=D2 &Nc @":R_5R!j>+ X~7#uRzJ̘\ DkD|Gոl! DLSe8ܑ@EjvD]&I F'qXII"g[G'$0'|quV)a>JozVqz*<%R/e,R&f`UƯ,E-j8 ycEsY6\iuq1ݘp)R8"Rc  bM轄$)HFo͐\￸bqYXgYP5MVF$cTːřB3dOQ`@Q *kUK{}Zk~=8AE-= Y1IQWA7UY*B;mdB3m%)ͤHqdw.V5,xLYHcUnk^,Rcwz-Hڅ+{ȧ9[email protected]G\-i Sb<*agJ0 ![]oU˳^#w$[C'lU@uhL 2rzz#<)#H7翂Iw߻W<3Lg Bt3CAM8Ir7 b2a gC`Q@*%S%nU}#\;Yzg=SIR |d;-ĵ#2*oTe#H3P͖gYw?)y^ܐf3H8ҝBKF'%JWY Sխ$9ϊ q< /?dGL{>eiګYWqՂ.ho1W{&WuBFXu| 7QJK4N |7IuyIY[ums%s( i7t)oǑx$ y ;NPv2-3`1]zC*kr;g0UG_48?"uj΋:aP\ˑy_V~xd>}nBCEʗmsWKbv^^{{Muҟ^xyd #4ȡKONlZ, pxX9Sț|PX!_/`X_j]ԥkia ׿&J(\8F Ey)KݲB ۦގӫ$7X Q߭+g+QPX&d/"NO5yĿL•u.jN*I1Mh.m*l_ۊ1OoϿ~7Re35_p?t x/F) $L!'+ldW_f]/?Qrax2K-EP~zoؒY7`e Z[*33o3֌!5_Izlw^_]ef֣)P鈮3cd8o Y`ך]p_xY)HBf9v}$X6[G /;({?yM÷H4T:h[IzC_ssH uDf1'<Vz膧y6L#Agvv詧,bs\>AOW,mZ:7*6![email protected]ށ'Iaϊб[-5 }r-ILMѺb[,ˢ s{ a2"7v3%ws忕;>Ea>H/ "K55S9Z1p$;10X@tH