Robert Lynn Buckley – New Cumberland, West Virginia

Robert Lynn Buckley, 99 of New Cumberland, West Virginia passed Thursday morning, November 23, 2023 at Heritage Valley Sewickley. Born March 3, 1924 in Beaver, he was the last surviving child born to the late Charles E. and Belle (Lynn) Buckley. Buckley was a retired steel worker having worked at J&L Aliquippa works in the 30-inch round mill serving as assistant superintendent. He was also a member of the Freedom Masonic Lodge #328. Also, an 80-year member of the Hookstown Grange and a 38-year member of the Hookstown Fair Board.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Wilma Maxine Buckley, a son James Richmond Buckley and sons-in-law David Mengel and John Bower.

Surviving are his children Robert Lynn Jr. and his wife Shirley Buckley, Donald Edward Buckley, Scott Buckley, JoAnne Mengel and Aynn Rae Bower. Grandfather of 7, great-grandfather of 10 and great-great-grandfather of 4.

Family and friends are welcome to call at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, Pa. 15050 on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, where his service will be held Thursday November 30th at 11 am. Rev. Jefferson Ellis of the Hanover Presbyterian Church will officiate. He will be laid to rest in the Mill Creek Hill Cemetery with military honors. Members of the Beaver County Special Unit are asked to meet at the cemetery Thursday by 12:30 pm to conduct honors.

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