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Sheriff Robert G. Buckley

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“I am so incredibly sorry to hear of the death of my old friend, Bob! We served togather with LSP in the Executive Security Section many years ago. ...Read More »
1 of 68 | Posted by: Wendell C. Fontenot - Baton Rouge, LA

“A great friend who touched so many lives. He will be greatly missed! ”
2 of 68 | Posted by: Mark and Mary Thomas - Harrison, AR

“Uncle Bob will be missed GREATLY by all of the Bradshaw family!! This man reached out to us with his help and love. I was looking forward to...Read More »
3 of 68 | Posted by: Tracey Bradshaw Witt - Ruston, LA

“I've known Bob for 40 years. I knew him when he was a resident trooper in Lincoln Parish and he would "follow" us on calls. When he went to...Read More »
4 of 68 | Posted by: Jay Kavanaugh - Unionville, LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! We really thought a lot of Mr. Buckley and he will be greatly missed! ”
5 of 68 | Posted by: Phil & Donna Herring - AR

“Gilbert Police Dept. Will never forget our Hero. ”
6 of 68 | Posted by: james evans - gilbert, LA

“HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY EVERYONE THAT HAS HAD THE HONOR OF MEETING HIM. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILY. ”
7 of 68 | Posted by: TERRY AND TONYA NANCE - LA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Bob meant a lot to us. If you need anything at all, don't hesitate to call. 265-0685(Ike) 245-4579 (Dana) ”
8 of 68 | Posted by: Ike & Dana Lipscomb - Downsville, LA

“Janet, I was heartbroken to hear of Bob's passing. He was such a sweet man and he did so much for Union Parish. I pray for God's peace, strength...Read More »
9 of 68 | Posted by: Wendy Lawrence - Bastrop, LA

“Bob was a role model for me ever since we were very close friends in the early 70's. We will miss him greatly. The Yellow Bronco which we put cab...Read More »
10 of 68 | Posted by: Billy R Seamans, Sergeant Major US Army - AZ

“Thinking of your sweet family at this time. You are in our prayers! ”
11 of 68 | Posted by: David and Lynn Bryant - Marion, LA

“Bob will be greatly missed by all in Law enforcement and the many friends he made in his Career. ”
12 of 68 | Posted by: Brian Newcomer - West Monroe, LA

“Judy and I have known and loved our dear "cuz" for many years and will surely miss him very much. Not many men can claim the honor and respect that...Read More »
13 of 68 | Posted by: Gary Canterberry - Spearsville, LA

“Our thoughts & prayer are with you ”
14 of 68 | Posted by: Barry & Tara Burch - Farmerville, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Bob and I grew up together and Linville will never be the same without him. ”
15 of 68 | Posted by: Doris Tettleton - Farmerville, LA

“Bob was a friend to everyone. Have known him for years. Thoughts and prayers with his family at his passing. He will be missed. Don't think he...Read More »
16 of 68 | Posted by: Sidney & Bessie Ray - Linville, LA

“BOB I LOVED YOU SO MUCH THAT I JUST CANNOT POSSIBLY EXPRESS MY LOVE FOR YOU HERE. COURTNEY & FAMILY KNOW THAT AUNTIE IS HERE FOR YOU EACH. ...Read More »
17 of 68 | Posted by: Annie Lee ( AUNTIE ) Buckley Brazzel - LA

“Courtney & Family, There are no words that I could possibly say to you each at this time. Know that you will always be family and we Love you...Read More »
18 of 68 | Posted by: Kathy B White - FARMERVILLE, LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and staff of Sheriff Buckley. He was a great man and I am proud to have known him. Deplhi Enterprises ”
19 of 68 | Posted by: Jeff Ward - San Antonio, TX

“Sheriff Bob Buckley has done so much for union parish. ”
20 of 68 | Posted by: TONY J NOLAN - sterlington, LA

“Bob has been a great friend for 40+ years. We have many wonderful memories of our times working Claiborne and Union Parishes as Parish Troopers and...Read More »
21 of 68 | Posted by: Buster Flowers LSP Det Ret - LA

“To Mr. Buckley's family: I did not know him personally very well, but I know he was committed to his family and his job. I know he will be sorely...Read More »
22 of 68 | Posted by: Sharron - Ruston, LA

“My prayers for the family of Sheriff Bob. As a Union Parish native I knew how much he Love his job and the people he served. It was a Honor to have...Read More »
23 of 68 | Posted by: Debbie Ames Dollar - Columbia, LA

“My condolences go out to the family of Sheriff Buckley. May God bless and keep you. ”
24 of 68 | Posted by: M/T William R. Morris, ret. - MI

“So sorry for your loss. He was a very good man and will be missed. ”
25 of 68 | Posted by: Tammy Kelley Overstreet - Bernice, LA

“Heaven has opened it doors to several good people this year and Sheriff Bob Buckley is right there with them. Condolences extend to all of the family...Read More »
26 of 68 | Posted by: Donna Chavers - FARMERVILLE, LA

“Buckley Family, I just want you to know just how much Bob will be missed. I have known him since the day he was born. As a baby he lived just two...Read More »
27 of 68 | Posted by: John D. Wooldridge - Monroe, LA

“Dear Janet and family.So sorry to hear about your loss.Even though its been years since I've seen both of you,I'll always remember the times spent...Read More »
28 of 68 | Posted by: Mark Battistome - Katy, TX

“It was a pleasure to be around Bob. He loved life and the people of Union Parish. He made us feel very welcomed when we moved to Union Parish...Read More »
29 of 68 | Posted by: Dr. Lesa Lawrence - Farmerville, LA

“Courtney, I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a very kind man. You and your family are in my thoughts through this very difficult time. ”
30 of 68 | Posted by: Tammy (McKinnie) Porter - Dunbar, PA

“Bob will be missed. Enjoyed working with him and everyone at UPSO for 5 years. Praying for you all!! ”
31 of 68 | Posted by: Robert Aulds - Ocala, FL

“our thoughts and prayers are with the buckley family in this time of need. Bob was a good man. it was really nice knowing him over the years. he was...Read More »
32 of 68 | Posted by: Russell Shepherd - shreveport, LA

“Janet and Family; We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Bob will be missed in our family. I have heard the story many...Read More »
33 of 68 | Posted by: Martin Kelly - Marion, LA

“God's blessing of peace & comfort to each of you. Bob wrote his own life story every day. His dedication to law enforcement, Union Parish & the...Read More »
34 of 68 | Posted by: BB & Kaye Spence - Sterlington, LA

“Many stories and memories of Bob!! Our childhood, school and community will never be the same! He is being greeted by a awesome group of loved ones...Read More »
35 of 68 | Posted by: Shae Walk-Cothern (daughter or the late Estie Cash) - LA

“I always thought of Bob as one of the good guys. He will be missed. ”
36 of 68 | Posted by: Jimmie F. Price, Captain LSP Retired - TX

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Sheriff Buckley. All the law enforcement officers that he touched and every friend he had in Union...Read More »
37 of 68 | Posted by: Shirlene and Don Charles - Marion, LA

“You will be greatly missed my friend. Thank you for your contribution to law enforcement, and to your community. ”
38 of 68 | Posted by: Chris Wadlington - Lafayette, LA

“Justin, you and all the family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort each of you and help you all have peace. Your dad was an awesome man,...Read More »
39 of 68 | Posted by: Shane and Lisa Benson - Marion, LA

“Bob was not only a good boss, he was a great friend. Always ready to listen and help in any way he could. I will be forever grateful for the chance...Read More »
40 of 68 | Posted by: Jon & Alice (Rambo) Yelton - LA

“Our Sympathy goes out to the Bob Buckley family and all members to the UPSO. You all are in our prayers. Bob was a great person and he will be missed...Read More »
41 of 68 | Posted by: Mike&Glenda Rowland - Farmerville, LA

“Mr. Bob will be greatly missed by many. My prayers go out to the family, friends & UPSO. ”
42 of 68 | Posted by: Denise Thrasher Stripling - LA

“I only knew Bob for a couple of years but, from our very first conversations I felt like he would be a lasting friend. In my experience his was a...Read More »
43 of 68 | Posted by: Les Wallace - Downsville, LA

“Praying God will give your family strength and comfort for the days ahead. You will be missed my friend.Fly with the angels and give Daddy a hug for...Read More »
44 of 68 | Posted by: Gail Hayes Barmore - Ruston, LA

“Go rest high on that mountain, Bob. You worked so very hard in this life and preached your own funeral every day. Thank you for all of your efforts...Read More »
45 of 68 | Posted by: Casey and Erin Antley - LA

“Will miss you dear friend Rest In Peace ”
46 of 68 | Posted by: Sammie Kitchen - Natchitoches, LA

“So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was an asset to this community. His family is in my prayers. The Sammie Pace Family ”
47 of 68 | Posted by: Sammie & Theresa Pace - Haile, LA

“It was an honor to have worked under Sheriff Buckley. I highly respected him he was a great man in my eyes. Bob was always nice to me and offered to...Read More »
48 of 68 | Posted by: Jason T Smith - Monroe, LA

“So sorry to hear the news Bob was a special person. May God Bless all of You the family ”
49 of 68 | Posted by: Robert Jackson - Clemmons, NC

“Prayers and comfort to the family. Bob was my lifelong friend and neighbor. ”
50 of 68 | Posted by: Marcia Harrell - Marion, LA

“I treasure those moments Bob and I spent together over the years at State Police and later when I would visit him at the Union S.O. A really fine man...Read More »
51 of 68 | Posted by: W. R. - Atlantic Beach, FL

“My sincere condolences to the family. He was a good man and my good friend. ”
52 of 68 | Posted by: Ronnie Brantley - Columbia, LA

“I cannot begin to understand the pain the Sheriffs Office and family are going through. The Sheriff was a great man and will be deeply missed by...Read More »
53 of 68 | Posted by: Brandon J. Milner - Ruston, LA

“Bob was a great friend and sheriff. More importantly, Union Parish and northeast Louisiana are better and safer places because of him. ”
54 of 68 | Posted by: David Creed - Monroe, LA

“ONE OF THE FEW WHO LIVED THIER DREAM . KNEW BOB ALL OUR LIVES AND ALL HE WANTED TO BE WAS A LAWMAN . WELL HE DID IT AND A GREAT ONE TOO . HE WAS...Read More »
55 of 68 | Posted by: REX THOMAS - FARMERVILLE, LA

“We extend our deepest sympathies to the entire Buckley family and to the Union Parish Sheriff's office employees. I worked for Bob for a few months...Read More »
56 of 68 | Posted by: Kim & Chris Cox - West Monroe, LA

“We will never forget how good Bob was to us. We are truly praying for your family. ”
57 of 68 | Posted by: Kenneth & Monica Bryan - LA

“May the grace of our Lord be with the entire family during this difficult time. Have many wonderful memories of times spent with Bob over the past...Read More »
58 of 68 | Posted by: Greg & Twyla Gossler - LA

“I hope that you and your family know that he is with God, and he will always be watching over you and yours. He was loved by everyone that he...Read More »
59 of 68 | Posted by: CHANNING HART - Linville, LA

“Lifting the family with prayers ”
60 of 68 | Posted by: Earl Benson - Marion, LA

“You are in our prayers. Bob and I grew up and attended school together at Linville. Miss Novia taught me in the 5th grade. His Aunt Dollie Antley...Read More »
61 of 68 | Posted by: Bobby Reagan - Ruston, LA

“I'm very thankful to have met you!!! Thanks for being the nicest man there is ... You will be truly missed ... ”
62 of 68 | Posted by: Ann Powell - Linville, LA

“Mrs.Buckley and family, Sorry to hear about Mr. Bob he was a good man and a well like person ”
63 of 68 | Posted by: rodney laborde - west monroe, LA

“Courtney i am so sorry for your loss and all of our loss. We all lost a good man. I am praying for you all. RIP BOB ”
64 of 68 | Posted by: Nena Hendry - marion, LA

“Janet, you and all of Bob's family have my sincere condolences for your loss. I have known Bob since he began his career in Law Enforcement with the...Read More »
65 of 68 | Posted by: Butch Beckham - Calhoun, LA

“JANET MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY. I WORKED FOR BOB FOR A WHILE. HE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON. MY HEART ALSO GOES OUT TO ALL THE...Read More »
66 of 68 | Posted by: LOTTIE RAY - DOWNSVILLE,, LA

“Bob was my first boss after I got out of the U.S. Air Force. He hired me as a patrol deputy the day I was discharged. He was fair and even helped me...Read More »
67 of 68 | Posted by: Greg Taylor - Spearsville, LA

“To the family of Sheriff Bob Buckley Never thought i would be writing this but the Lord wanted another Angel so he picked Bob. He was a wonderful...Read More »
68 of 68 | Posted by: Linda Burr - Farmerville, LA


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Sheriff Robert G. "Bob" Buckley Funeral services for Sheriff Robert G. "Bob" Buckley, age 65, of Linville, LA will be held Friday, September 20, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church of Farmerville, LA. Bro. Bill Bearden and Bro. Randy Collins will be officiating. Interment will follow at Liberty Cemetery in Linville under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville. Sheriff Buckley was born on n November 30, 1947 and passed away on September 17, 2013 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Reeves Buckley and Novia Brown Buckley. Bob was a lifelong resident of Union Parish. Law enforcement was Bob's passion and he served with all of his love and compassion for Union Parish citizens. Everyone he met on the streets of Farmerville knew he was working to make Union Parish a safe and better place to live and raise their families. He worked tirelessly to bring better education and businesses to his beloved Union Parish. Bob loved his family dearly and always tried to be a good family man. He was President of the Louisiana Sheriff's Association for 2012-2013. Survivors are his wife Janet Collins Buckley of Linville, LA; daughter, Courtney Buckley Reeves and her husband, Dennis; sons, Justin Lee Buckley and his wife, Sarah of Linville, LA; Caleb Lee Roberson of Linville, LA; Joshua Carson Buckley of Linville, LA; grandchildren, Jacob Buckley, Madi Buckley, Jace Buckley, step-grand children, Savannah Reeves, Wiley Reeves, Emmarie Reeves and Carter Reeves and several nieces, nephews, numerous family members, friends and neighbors. Bob will be buried with full honors with the Louisiana State Police Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Dusty Gates, Kenneth Auger, Jay Russell, Jerry Philley, Gary Bennet, Kenny Burgess. Honorary pallbearers will be Emmett Taylor and every man and woman in Law Enforcement in the State of Louisiana as Bob knew the commitment and sacrifice they made every day. Visitation will be Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Farmerville, LA. Memorials may be made in Bob's memory to the Union Parish Sheriff's Office at 710 Holder Road, Farmerville, LA 71241. Online condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com. Kilpatrick Funeral Home Farmerville, LA .

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