The Transylvania Times -

Wallace Buckner


July 12, 2018

Wallace Buckner, 72, passed away peacefully into the arms of his Heavenly Father, Sunday, July 8, 2018.

He was the son of the late Esby Sr. and Beulah Galloway Buckner. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Eloise Galloway and Gladys McCall; three brothers, Elmer, Esby Jr., and Elzie Buckner.

He cherished his relationship with Jesus and held tight to his faith throughout his life. He was an ordained minister and felt blessed to exalt the word of God.

He will be deeply missed by his family, all of who loved him dearly.

Survivors include two daughters, Angela Toole and husband, James, and Patricia Paxton and husband, Jeff; three sisters, Faye Taylor, Evelyn Whitmire, and Mildred Buckner; grandchildren, Eric, Ryan, Tyler, Colby, Kristen, Chaz, and Braeden; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private graveside ceremony will be held at Woods Cemetery to celebrate his life and lay his body to rest alongside his parents and brother. His cousin and lifelong friend, Rev. Ray Von Galloway will officiate.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Life Celebrations, 181 S. Caldwell St., in Brevard, is caring for the family.


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