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Buckingham, Edgar T. "Buck"
Edgar T. "Buck" Buckingham, age 94, of Dodgeville, passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab Center.
He was born on April 5, 1927 to James and Mary (Reeson) Buckingham. He graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1944.
In September, 1947, Buck started working for the Red Bird Feed Mill, then in April, 1951 he started working for the Iowa County Highway Department and worked there for 38 years. He also worked many part-time jobs in the area.
On September 11, 1948, he married Bonnie B. Butteris at Dodgeville United Methodist Church.
Buck is survived by his children Bruce (Karen) Buckingham, Kay (Larry) Dammen, Keith (Deb) Buckingham, Patty (Fred) Rowe; 10 grandchildren Scott, Melissa, Lyndsy, Tyler, Jenny, Stacy, April, Shawn, Barry and Wes; 22 great grandchildren and one due February 2022; his sister Alice Hein.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie, his parents, his brother Harland and his sister Lois.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the GORGEN-McGINLEY & AYERS FUNERAL HOME in Dodgeville. Rev. Jim Droste will officiate. Burial will be held in East Side Cemetery. Friends called from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday at the GORGEN-McGINLEY & AYERS FUNERAL HOME in Dodgeville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Dodgeville United Methodist Church are appreciated.
Gorgen-McGinley & Ayers