William 'Buck" Buckner, III, age 56, of Hopkinsville, Ky., died Thursday, October 1, 2009, at his residence in Hopkinsville, Ky.
He is survived by his life partner Frank Wright, Hopkinsville, KY, two sisters, Shelley Hedwall of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Melanye Francisco of Hermitage, Tenn. and one brother, Barney Francisco of Luttrell, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his parents William Morris & Lillian Joyce (Scheider) Buckner, II.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky..
A memorial service will be at his residence (102 Hill Street, Hopkinsville, KY) at 6:00 PM Saturday, October 3, 2009, with Reverend Tony Sirten officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to William "Buck" Buckner Memorial Fund PO Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211.