• Buckner, Sr., Lawrence E. “Larry”

    November 13, 2018
  • Ypsilanti

    Lawrence Edward Buckner made a peaceful transition on Friday November 9th at University of Michigan Hospital with family members at his bedside.

    Lawrence was born April 23, 1944 in Ann Arbor, MI to the late Tommie Lee Buckner and Almeda Hicks. He attended Cleveland High School. Upon graduation Lawrence enlisted in the Army. He retired from Ford Motor Company after 35 years of service.
    He was united in holy matrimony to the late Mildred Anita Cowans Buckner for 41 years she preceded him in death. To this union was born two sons Lawrence E. Buckner Jr. and Eric L Buckner.

    Lawrence had a heart of gold when it came to his family and friends. He was a member of the Boogie Down Motorcycle Club of Ypsilanti, MI and loved travelling with the bikers.

    He leaves to cherish his loving memories: two sons Lawrence E. Buckner Jr. and Eric L Buckner of Ypsilanti, MI, one sister Verna Woods of Houston, TX, two brother-in-law Dr. Melvin Cowans, Jr. and Ronald Cowans (both of Ypsilanti, MI), three sisters-in-law, Patricia Cowans, Sandra Lamont and Beverly Reeves (all of Charlotte, NC) and four grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his lovely wife Anita, baby girl and boy Buckner, a brother Eugene Williams and his parents Tommie Lee Buckner and Almeda Hicks.

    Special thanks to Heather McCallister and Vienna Nichols for the care and help provided during the illness of Lawrence Buckner. It is our prayer that the Lord will abundantly bless each of you.

    Public viewing will be Friday, November 16, 2018 from 4 pm to 7 pm at C&H Community Home for Funerals, Lucille’s Memorial Chapel, 411 S. Adams St., Ypsilanti. The funeral service will be Saturday, November 17, 2018 with the family hour at 10 am followed by the service at 11 am at C&H Community Home for Funerals. Burial will take place at United Memorial Gardens, Plymouth. Please sign the guestbook below.

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    Rest in peace, and, thank you for your service.