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Richard Buckelew Sr.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin, with the Rev. Johnny Chessor officiating. Burial will follow in Buckelew Cemetery near Tiptonville.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Buckelew was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Mr. Buckelew is survived by his wife, Katie Voss Buckelew; his daughter, Tammy Draughn of Fulton; his brother, Franklin Buckelew of Jonesboro, Ark.; his sister, Bessie Sanders of Hickman, Ky.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Bessie (Walters) Buckelew; two sons, Richard Smythe Buckelew Jr. and William Murphy Buckelew; and his siblings, Evelyn Holifield, Linda Shumate, Naomi Archie, Grover Buckelew Jr., Jimmy Buckelew, Johnny Buckelew and J.T. Buckelew.

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