Graveside services for Paul Buckland will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 21, 2013, at Memorial Hill Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Waynoka, LLC with Rev. John Smith officiating. Paul Edward Buckland, son of the late Edward Everett and Josie Mae Belle (Vaughn) Buckland was born November 2, 1918, at Fairvalley, Oklahoma and passed away February 15, 2013, at Woodward, Oklahoma, at the age of 94 years, 3 months, and 13 days.
Paul graduated from Avard High School and attended Northwestern State College. On August 3, 1947, he was united in marriage to Mary Lucy Goodale in Waynoka, Oklahoma.
He served in the 6th Army during WWII where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He lived north of Waynoka and then moved west of Blackwell in 1957 where he farmed and ranched. In 2004 he moved back to Waynoka. Paul was a member of the Avard Christian Church, American Agriculture Movement, and the Sick, Lame, and Lazy Club. He enjoyed restoring old Studebaker cars and trucks.
Besides his parents and his wife, Lucy, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Jeff Elrod, Everett Buckland, and Raymond Buckland; six sisters, Nora Conquest, Edith Greer, Ruth Hotchkiss, Vera Devine, Jessie Devilbiss, and Lela Harold.
Paul is survived by two sons, Joe Dale Buckland, of Nardin and Patric Alan Buckland and his wife, Tessa, of Austin, Texas; and one daughter, Nancy Annette Buckland and her husband, John Scearce, of Seattle, Washington; two grandsons, Aaron Buckland, of Lubbock, Texas and Isaac Buckland, of Austin, Texas; other relatives and friends.
Memorial Contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Waynoka EMT’s.