Virgil V. Buckner, 96, of Linton, passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2005 at Gosport Nursing Home.
Born Dec. 28, 1908 in Linton, he was the son of Roy and Hulda (Schertzer) Buckner.
He was a coal miner and had worked at Crane Naval Depot. He was an U.S. Army veteran and a member of the American Legion in Linton.
Survivors include: two daughters, Connie Ranard of Spencer and Sandra Schneider of Indianapolis; a son Fred Buckner of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Florence (Hays) Buckner, two brothers and two sisters.
Graveside service will be today at 10 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Linton with Brent Ranard officiating.
There will be no visitation.
Whitaker Funeral Home, Gosport, is in charge of arrangements.