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Harold (Bunny) Buckingham, 86, Russell Springs, KY (1932-2019)

Harold "Bunny" Buckingham of Russell Springs died Friday, August 16, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital. He was 86 years old.

The funeral service for Harold "Bunny" Buckingham will be held at 1pmCT on Monday, August 19, 2019, at the Russell Springs First Baptist Church, 392 E, KY-80, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Ryan Coffey officiating and special music by Luanne Russell. Interment will follow in the McBeath Cemetery with full military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard.

Visitation is requested from 11amCT until 1pmCT on Monday at the church.

He was born November 20, 1932 in Hart County to the late Jesse Thomas and Mamie Fields Buckingham.

He was a paint supervisor at CSX Railroad and a Veteran of the US Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Evelyn Roe and Alfreda Peters.

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Ginny Buckingham, Russell Springs
  • Three children: Michael (Paulette) Buckingham, Grand Rivers, Ky, Tina (Tommy) Riley, Albany, GA., Dale (Shannon) Buckingham, Louisville
  • Seven grandchildren: Sarah (Josh) King, Jesse Riley, Collin Buckingham, Taylor (Nick) Knapp, Madison (John) Hamilton, Jacob Buckingham,, Hannah Buckingham
  • Eleven great grandchildren
Pallbearers: Nick Knapp, Josh King, Collin Buckingham, Jacob Buckingham, John Hamilton, Jesse Riley

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Harold (Bunny) Buckingham, 86, Russell Springs, KY (1932-2019)

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