NILES, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Jesse Ray Buckner, 65, of Niles, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 5, 1953, in Kincaid, West Virginia, a son of Hamon and Freda (Tucker) Buckner.
Jesse was employed as a maintenance worker for Summit Management for several years.
He married the former Judith Faye Johnson on October 15, 1972. They shared 43 years of marriage and many happy memories together. She preceded him in death October 1, 2015.
Jesse is survived by three children, Kristy (James) Newsom, Johnny Buckner and Tiffany Buckner, all of Niles. He also leaves behind a brother, Jabo (Pam) Buckner; two sisters, Diane Snyder and Carmel Campbell, all of West Virginia and several other siblings and nine grandchildren.
Besides his wife, Jesse was preceded in death by a son, Jamie Buckner; his parents and numerous brothers and sisters.
Memorial services will be held 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 North Park Avenue, Warren.
Friends may call from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at the funeral home prior to services.
The family requests that material contributions be made to the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, May 7 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.