Kenny Lee Buckman, age 53 of New Haven died suddenly on April 24, 2014 in Ferrell Hospital Eldorado, IL. Kenny was born in Eldorado on August 3, 1960 to Kenneth and Mary Lee (Barger) Buckman. He graduated from Ridgway High School and was in the Army. Kenny married Sherry Prosise Buckman on October 27, 1998 and she survives. He was an electrician in the coal industry. Kenny was a good athlete growing up especially baseball. He had that knack that could almost do or fix anything. He loved 4 wheelers, Cardinal Baseball, and always had that smile for you. He was a member at the New Haven American Legion. He had a good soul and will be greatly missed.
Kenny is survived by his wife, Sherry, his parents Kenneth and Mary Lee Buckman, his children, sons, Trae, Jonathan and Jacob Buckman and daughter, Magan Lydick his step children, Chris McEwing, Jake Mcwhirter, Chasity Skurat and Jennifer McEwing. 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A brother Mike ""Skipper"" Buckman, sisters, Teri (Jack) Stallings and Mary Jo (Junior) Gibbs. He is also survived by many uncles and aunts and cousins.
Visitation for Kenny will be on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in New Haven from 11:00AM to 2:00 PM. His funeral will immediately follow at 2:00 PM with his uncle Mike Buckman officiating. Interment will follow at the Asbury Cemetery near New Haven.
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