Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, August 17, 1998
James A. "Jim" Buckley, 75, Shelbyville, died Friday.
Born Jan. 23, 1923, in Rush County, s/o  Abraham and Alta Mae (Mattingly) Buckley.
On May 1, 1943, married  Virginia Louise (Rigsbee) Buckley, and she survives.
Owner and operator of Buckley's Service Station for 23 years.
Service manager at Stone-Fish Chevrolet and Nankivell Chevrolet.  Fordice Motors in Rushville.
Two terms on the Shelbyville City Council, from 1968 to 1972; member of the Camp Atterbury Fire Department.
Auctioneer since 1954 and was justice of the peace in Addison Township.
Member of the Eagles Lodge since 1955, a charter member of the Moose Lodge, a lifetime member of the Optimist Club, and served on the board of directors for Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and the Boys Club.
Member of the Indiana Auctioneers Association and spent many years as a singer and square dance caller.  Past member of the First United Methodist Church in Shelbyville.
Survivors:  Danny Buckley, Muncie, and  Robert A. Buckley, Batesville; a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Janet Louise) Armstrong, Indianapolis; a sister, Marjorie Teague, Indianapolis; four grandsons; and one granddaughter.
Preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and three brothers.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home.
Rev. James Horner officiating.  Burial Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions Shelbyville Boys Club.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, February 22, 1940
MAN,  35,  DIES
Louis Buckley, of Manilla,
Stricken at Home;  Wife,
2 Children Survive
          Louis B. Buckley, aged 35, died suddenly at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at his home in Manilla.  Dr. Frank Green, Rush county coroner, stated that death was due to a heart attack.  Mr. Buckley, who had been a resident of Manilla for the past three years, was one of a family of ten children, three of whom preceded him in death.  He was born anuary 21, 1905, in Bracken county, Kentucky, the son of  Abe and  Alta (Mattingly) Buckley.  He had lived in the Manilla community since he was seven months old.  He was a member of the Homer Christian church.
          He was married to  Roxie Mary Hill,  September 23, 1933, and to this union were born two children,  Elvin Wayne,  age five, and  Donna Sue,  age three, who survive with the widow.
          Other survivors are the parents, four sisters,  Mrs. Marie Edwards  and  Mrs. Marjorie Teague,  of Indianapolis,  Mrs. Virgalene Miller  and  Dorothy Jean Buckley,  at home; two brothers,  Dempsey Buckley,  of Fairview, and  James A. Buckley,  at home, and several aunts and uncles.
          Funeral services will be held at the D. E. Carmony funeral home Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock with the Rev. E. E. Young officiating.  Burial will be made at the Manilla cemtery[sic].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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