Orville "Otis" Buckley, III
|Military||USA Marines / Private|
In Memory of
Orville "Otis" Buckley
July 15, 1934 - May 24, 2012
Orville "Otis" Buckley passed away on May 24, 2012. He was born on July 15, 1934 in Oklahoma City to Orville O Sr. and Alice Hazel Buckley. He lived in Edmond, OK since 1949 with brief periods in Clinton and Lawton. Otis enjoyed wrestling while attending Edmond High School and he graduated there in 1951. He served in the Marine Corp. from 1953-1956 where he learned computer skills which helped him acquire a job with IBM. He retired from IBM after 35 years. Otis married Frances Anita Babendererde on April 29, 1956. Otis was a loving husband and father and family was the most important to him. He enjoyed camping, boating, fishing, carpentry and mechanic work. He enjoyed reading and learning new things and he especially enjoyed learning on the internet and investing later in life.
He was preceded in death by his parents Orville O Sr. & Alice Hazel Buckley, 3 brothers; J.V. Buckley, George Buckley, and Richard Buckley and 1 sister, Delores Cleaver. He is survived by his wife of the home, Frances Buckley; 5 Daughters and 2 son-in-laws: Deborah Long, Tammy and Dan Wolf and Nancy Buckley of Edmond; Connie & Tom Lagaly of Snyder; grandchildren: Brandy Long, Eric Wolf and Ryan Wolf; 3 brothers and 4 sister-in-laws: Jane Buckley, Harvey and Shirley Buckley, Charles and Neoma Buckley, Floyd and JoAnn Buckley and 1 brother-in-law: Bill Cleaver; and many nieces and nephews.
Services for Otis will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Baggerley Funeral Home with interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Those wishing to honor him may do so by contributing to the Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011Washington, DC 20090-6011 or 1.800.272.3900
Services entrusted to the care of Baggerley Funeral Home of Edmond, Oklahoma baggerley.com