ROBERT E. BUCKLES
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 23 Jun 1967 p 10
Funeral services for Robert E. Buckles were conducted Thursday morning at St. Bernard's Catholic Church with Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry F. Ward officiating. Pallbearers were Walter Tetheroh Jr., Kenneth Rusk, Joe Rund, Homer Gross, Clifton Coon and Forrest Richardson. Services were preceded by prayer service Thursday morning at the Servies Funeral Home in Waynetown. Rosary service was Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery at Lafayette.
Source: Crawfordsville Journal - Review Wednesday, June 21, 1967
Funeral arrangements have been completed for two men who were killed in a two-car collision Tuesday morning on Ind. 55 northwest of the city. Fatally injured in the crash were Robert E. Buckles, 42, and Victor A. Ingalsbe, 50, both of Rt. 1, Wingate. Each victim is survived by his widow. The two men leave a total of 15 children. Buckles was the father of nine children ranging in age from 3 to 18. All live at home. Ingalsbe had six children, three of whom still live at home. Buckles was employed by Citizens Coal & Supply Co. here, having worked for the firm about 10 months. Ingalsbe was employed by California Pellet Mill Co. here, having been with the company since September of 1961. He was employed in the firm's heat treatment department. Mr. Buckles is survived by his wife, Alice; his mother, Mrs. Nettie Buckles of Otterbein; nine children, Robert, Jerry M., Michael L., Sh… K., Katherine, Kenneth L., Edward, Susan Diane, Janet Sue; three brothers, Clarence and William B., both of Rt. 1, Wingate, and Charles of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Gregory. Mr. Buckles was born June 13, 1925 at Pine Village to Samuel E. and Nettie Woolridge Buckles. He was married Jan. 14, 1948 to Alice Gross at Lafayette. He was educated in the Pine Village schools. His married life was spent in the Waynetown and Wingate communities. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Bernard's Catholic Church of Crawfordsville, of which the deceased was a member. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry F. Ward will officiate, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery at Lafayette, Rosary services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Servies Funeral Home in Waynetown, where friends may call. - thanks to Walt W.