Robert Carroll Buckley
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Robert Carroll Buckley
  • August 2, 1938 - June 9, 2017
  • Michigan

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Age 78, passed away June 9, 2017.  He was born August 2, 1938 in Ashland, Kentucky.  Bob retired from E.H. Ward Company, where he was an installer of HVAC systems.  
He married Rhonda R. Hagerman on August 5, 1974.  Together they enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing.  He was a fan of the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Lions, and Detroit Pistons. He also loved watching his son race stock cars and helping him work in the race shop.  
He was preceded in death by one brother, Bill; two sisters, Linda and Janet; and one infant son by a previous marriage, Robert Jr.
Robert is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rhonda; daughter, Carrie; son-in-law, Brad Moore of Mason; son, Robert J.; daughter-in-law, Ginny (Wood) of Eaton Rapids; 5 grandchildren, BJ, Bryce and Caden Moore, Chloe and Carly Buckley; 1 brother, Rodger (Hoppy) Buckley of Ohio; sisters-in-law, Linda Shell, Jacilyn Conner and Jilynn Hagerman; brother-in-law, Larry Hagerman and many nieces and nephews.  He also left behind his faithful, beloved buddy, Andy. 
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Bull-Dunn Chapel, 621 S. Jefferson St., Mason, MI 48854. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Lung Association, 1475 E. 12 Mile Rd., Madison Heights, MI 48071.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grbdmason.com.