George Edward Buckley
Aged: 68.2 years
L. Jane Riley
|Death||13 APR 2015|
Aged: 78.9 years
Jane was born in Edmond, Okla., on May 18, 1936, to Roy Lee and Ora Mae Barnett Riley and died Monday, April 13, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City.
She married George Edward Buckley in Edmond on Jan. 14, 1956. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Lacy Card Club.
Jane is survived by two sons, Mike Buckley and wife Lela of Houston, Texas, and Lane Buckley and wife Renee of Wellston; one daughter, Barbara Kirby and husband Kyle of Lamont; one brother, Don Riley and wife Patti of Frisco, Texas; eight grandchildren, 1st Lt. John Buckley, David Buckley, Michael Buckley, Katie Bell and husband Christopher, Coy Buckley and wife Gillett, Kyleen Kirby, Kara Kirby, Connor Kirby; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Buckley.
- Newspaper, : George Edward Buckley, 68, was born in Oklahoma City, July 15, 1936 to Orville and Hazel Akin Buckley and passed from this life on September 26, 2004 in Perryton, TX. Services will be held Thursday, September 30, 10:00 a.m. at the Trinity Baptist Church, Wellston, OK, with his son, Lane Buckley, officiating. Interment will follow at Gracelawn Cemetery, Edmond, OK, under the direction of Brown's Funeral Parlor in Wellston. As a child he attended several grade schools, moving to Edmond with his family in 1949 where he graduated from high school in 1955. He married the former Jane Riley on January 14, 1956. He worked in the oil fields around Edmond/Oklahoma City area, moving to Hennessey in 1961 where he worked for Shebester, Inc. and WellTech until 1989. He began work for Jet Well Service in Perryton, TX in 1991 until ill health forced retirement in 1998. His work ethics and knowledge of the oil patch was admired and respected by his fellow "oilys." George was a faithful member of the Key Heights Baptist Church, Perryton where he loved his church family and was loved in return. His love for his wife, children, and grandchildren was beyond measure and he was cherished by each of them. The pride he had in his family was evident in every conversation. He loved fishing, gardening, playing dominos and the oil field, where he made lifelong friends. He is survived by his wife, Jane, of the home and 2 sons, Mike Buckley and wife, Lela of Houston, TX; Lane Buckley and wife, Renee, of Wellston, OK; and 1 daughter, Barbara J. Kirby and husband Kyle of Lamont, OK; 3 granddaughters, Katie Buckley, Kyleen and Kara Kirby; 5 grandsons, Coy Buckley, Connor Kirby, John, David, and Michael Buckley; 4 brothers, Otis, Harvey, and Floyd Buckley, all of Edmond and Charles Buckley of Checotah, OK; sisters in law Frances, Shirley, JoAnn and Neoma; brother in law, Bill Cleaver; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, J.V. and Richard Buckley, and sister, Delores Cleaver.