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Douglas Buckheister, Jr.
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“Cynthia, Roy, Tiffany. We are so sad to hear about Douglas. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family. Peace be...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: flora Hart - charleston, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss, but know you had to be so very proud of the huge outpouring of family and friends who came to pay their respects for...Read More »
2 of 38 | Posted by: Carol and Michael Roberts - SC

“Peeps & Papa - Cal and I are praying for God's peace. I can't begin to fathom the pain you're feeling right now, and I am so sorry. Please know how...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Casey Hurst - Greenville, SC

“With Heartfelt Sympathy in your loss ”
4 of 38 | Posted by: Joe Lysaght - Charleston, SC

“Dear Roy and family, upon hearing of your son's passing, I recall these words by others: Death can never take a good man away, for in the hearts of...Read More »
5 of 38 | Posted by: Luke Sweat - warner Robins, GA

“Roy,I am so sorry for the loss of your son. May God's grace be with you and your family during this time.Karen Lempesis Upton ”
6 of 38 | Posted by: Karen Lempesis Upton - FL

“Roy and Cynthia, we are so sorry to hear about your great loss. Our hearts are filled with sadness for you and the family. Please know our thoughts...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Gene and Sue Barrineau - SC

“Cynthia, I'm so sorry about Douglas. I'll keep you in my prayers. ”
8 of 38 | Posted by: Claudia Hawkins - Charleston, SC

“Our prayers and thoughts are with The Buckheister family. We have fond memories of sweet Douglas. May he Rest In Peace. god bless you all. Love,...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Donna Jarrell - Charleston, SC

“Roy and Cynthia I am so very sorry at the loss of Douglas Savor your memories. My heart hurts for you both . Love you both to the moon and back....Read More »
10 of 38 | Posted by: Harriett Grady - Charleston, SC

“Dear Roy:You and your family have my heartfelt sympathy. ”
11 of 38 | Posted by: Agustus Holt - CHARLESTON, SC

“Agustus ”
12 of 38 | Posted by: Holt - CHARLESTON, SC

“Donnie and I are so very sorry to hear of the passing of our friend.Our sympathy and prayers go out to all of you.May the many wonderful memories...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Penny and donnie Bruns - SC

“I worked with Doug in SCDOT. He was a great person. He was always willing to help and would work until he got you what you needed. He was a gentle...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Denise Landhan - North Charleston, SC

“Amy, please accept my condolences. ”
15 of 38 | Posted by: Kathy Smith - North Charleston, SC

“Roy Buck, very sad news I read this morning...so sorry for your loss. You have my prayers and thoughts. So young to die, I pray that the fond...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Bill Utsey - Clemson, SC - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. ”
17 of 38 | Posted by: Wendy Smith - Augusta, GA

“May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our hearts are heavy and we are thinking about and...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Samantha Wise - Charleston, SC

“Roy, Cynthia and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there for you but we are out of town, Our prayers go out to The Family, Again...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: neal mcpherson - n charleston

“Dear Amy, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
20 of 38 | Posted by: Josette Storey - Charleston, SC

“Cynthia and Roy BuckI cant tell you how sorry we are about your son. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. God BlessTony and Jill ”
21 of 38 | Posted by: Tomy Oliver - Charleston, SC

“Dear Mr. and Mrs. Buckheister and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. With deep sympathy. Love,Rachel ”
22 of 38 | Posted by: Rachel Pietrowski - Boca Raton, FL

“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure."Author Unknown"Our hearts go out to you,Chris Prohl and Sue Morse ”
23 of 38 | Posted by: Sue Morse - Summerville, SC

“Amy,Please know how sorry We are to hear of the loss of your husband. We are praying for you and the extended family. If there is anything we can...Read More »
24 of 38 | Posted by: Roger & Kayla Culbertson - Easley, SC

“Roy & Family,Please know that our thoughts & prayers are with your family!!!! We pray that God will bring peace to your hearts in His time. Ronnie ...Read More »
25 of 38 | Posted by: Ronnie Chesser - Ravenel, SC

“Dearest Roy and Cynthia, I am so very sorry. My prayers and love are with you. ”
26 of 38 | Posted by: Jana Adams Teeter - Tillar, AR

“One truly great guy!! Kind to anyone enemy to no one. My heart goes out to his family. He will be missed. ”
27 of 38 | Posted by: Stacy Pritchard - Charleston, SC

“Cynthia and Roy, my heart is breaking for you all. My thoughts and prayers are with all your family. I know it does not ease the pain or heartbreak,...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: Pat Manley Dilbeck - GA - Friend

“I am so sorry Amy. Sending you love & prayers. ”
29 of 38 | Posted by: Sherry Biss - Middleboro, MA

“Roy and Cynthia and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and we will continue to keep you in prayer. GOD bless and keep all of you in HIS...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: David & Denny Moorer - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry and send our deepest condolences. Prayers from my family to yours. ”
31 of 38 | Posted by: Candy Acanfora - Charleston, SC

“Amy, Brenda and I are so sorry for your loss and we wish we could come bu Brenda is now unable to travel and we now have to care for two small...Read More »
32 of 38 | Posted by: Steve & Brenda Walker - Enoree, SC

“I met Doug through my sons Alex and Tony Armstrong way back when they were all young men. He was such a sweet guy and I thought the world of him. ...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: Faye McMichael - Charleston, SC

“Very sorry for your loss ”
34 of 38 | Posted by: Kathy Johnson - Charleston, SC

“So sorry Amy,will be praying for family. ”
35 of 38 | Posted by: Shirley Robinson sorobinson - SC

“I'm so sorry for the loss of Douglas. May God's peace surround you at this time. My deepest condolences. ”
36 of 38 | Posted by: Duane West - Johns Island, SC

“I love you ”
37 of 38 | Posted by: Nicole Clifton - Charleston, SC

“My deepest condolences to you and your family , I will continue to keep you in my prayers ”
38 of 38 | Posted by: Myra Crosby - Green Pond, SC


Roy Douglas Buckheister, Jr., 42, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Amy Walker Buckheister entered into eternal rest Tuesday, April 17, 2018. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date.

Douglas was born May 23, 1975 in Charleston, SC, son of Roy Douglas Buckheister and Cynthia Breland Buckheister. He was a retired S.C Department of Transportation Surveyor. Douglas was an avid hunter and fisherman, who loved the outdoors. He spent many days in the woods and rivers of the lowcountry. But his greatest love was his wife Amy who stood by his side through all his days of pain and suffering.

He is survived by his wife, Amy Walker Buckheister; parents, Roy and Cynthia Buckheister; sister Tiffany Mikell (Fred Drulard), nephew, Holden and his dogs Lucy and Gracie.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pet Helpers, 1447 Folly Road, James Island, SC 29412.