Lyle Wesley Buckingham

July 27, 1924 ~ June 1, 2020 (age 95)


Age 95, of Monticello.  Passed away on June 1, 2020.

Proud WWII U.S. Navy veteran who commissioned the U.S.S. Hector AR-7 and served as Quartermaster First Class.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Mary; sons, John and Jim.

Lyle is survived by his children, Mary Jo (Paul) Fitzpatrick, Bill (Anne) and Michele (Dan) Forsman; daughter-in-law, Linda (Ralph) Godbey; grandchildren, Kirsten, Brett, Jody (James), Sean, Megan (Karl), Stephanie (Tyler), Alex (Kayla), Eric and Julia; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Kendall, Ryan and Blake; sister, Doris (Pat) O’Connor of Sun Lakes, AZ.

Private family interment at Riverside Cemetery in Monticello.  A Celebration of Lyle’s life will be held later.


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