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Guy Leonard Buckner, Jr.

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“Sorry for the loss of Guy. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Martha Lee Brailsford - Family

“Rest In Peace our dear church friend ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Charles and Arlene Hanssen

“No matter how old we are it is so hard to lose a parent. Will never forget the voice of the Islanders. My thoughts and prayer are with you. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Vickie Bryan Glover - Friend

“I have so many wonderful memories of Guy that it is hard to choose just one. He made the football and basketball games so much fun with his...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Jack Gibson - Manning, SC

“Remembering the BEST Sunday School teacher ever! What wonderful memoriesbeing in Mr. Leonard's class. I know our Lord met him with "Well done, good...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Carolyn Slay - Johns Island, SC

“I will always cherish my lovely,stimulating chats with Mr. Buckner. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Rachael Knight - Johns Island, SC

“I remember "Mr. Guy" fondly from when my family attended Johns Island Presbyterian the two years we lived on the Island. He, along with Mr. Russell,...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Melanie Barnett Jeffcoat

“May the Lord of peace comfort u during this difficult time.I had the pleasure of taking care of Mr.Leonards mom."Granny" as she was known.Wonderful...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Aurora/Geneva Drayton/Natarsha Harrison

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. I will always remember this great friend that I lived across the street...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Timmy Cooper and family - Friend

Papa would take Macky on Back Hoe rides to "help" feed the cows. They both loved It:)) “I met Papa Buckner for the first time many years ago when my daughter was a teenager. He is an admirable person to have known. I have been a long...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Pamela Paxton - Charleston, SC

“A great person who will be missed. May God grant you peace knowing he is with Him. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Ann T Robinson - Edisto Island, SC

“Mr B, it's been a year for us, I will truly miss the good times we shared, the laughter, the stories, and driving the mule Didn't know I would be...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Sara Taylor - Charleston, SC

“Old Man, I affectionately called him, you will be missed, we shared some of best stories and secrets like when I would let you have more desert than...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Alethia Deas - Charleston, SC

Guy Leonard Buckner, Jr., 94, of Johns Island, SC, husband of the late Betty Jean McCoy Buckner, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, May 25, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 29, 2021 in the Johns Island Presbyterian Church, 2550 Bohicket Road at 11:00 am. Interment, with Army Honors, will follow in the Johns Island Presbyterian Churchyard. The family will receive friends on Friday, May 28, 2021, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414.

Guy was born April 13, 1927 in Ridgeland, SC, a son of the late Guy Leonard Buckner, Sr., and Rosa Lee Nettles Buckner. He served in World War II and retired from the Army. Guy was a longtime member of Johns Island Presbyterian Church, where he taught Sunday School, was an Elder Emeritus, and very active in the church. He was also a member of the Gideon's International, Civitan International, former president of the St. John's Water Company and was instrumental in the development of a school on Johns Island where he served on the original School Board of Directors. Guy retired from Clemson Experiment Station after more than 30 years. He is well remembered for his entertaining and unique announcing at both St. John's High School and Sea Island Academy football games.

He is survived by his son, Guy Leonard (Leslie) Buckner, III; his daughters, Sandra (John) Branyon, Patricia (Bill) Severson and Sharon Buckner; his brother, David Buckner; his brother-in-law, Jessie McCoy; his ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife of 44 years, Guy was predeceased by his sisters, Doris Fowler Hardy and Gloria Jean Buckner; his brother, Donald Buckner.

The family would like to thank his caregivers for their love and compassion, and for being a part of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to a Hospice of your choice.

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Johns Island Presbyterian Churchyard

2550 Bohicket Road Johns Island, SC 29455