Ottaway Carroll Buckner "O. Carroll",84, of Siler City passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at his home in Siler City.
Mr. Buckner was born in Chatham County on September 20, 1936 the son of Zeno Ottaway and Lillian Pegg Buckner.
O. Carroll was a member of the Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church. He spent his working years as a truck driver. He was an Assistant Fire Chief from 1974-1981, he retired from the Silk Hope Fire Department. He enjoyed going to the beach, fishing, gardening and working in the yard. O. Carroll enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grand and great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, O. Carroll is preceded in death by his brother Robert Earl Buckner.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carolyn Clark Buckner, daughter; Kim Campbell and husband Scott of Apex, son; Danny Buckner and wife Cindy of Thomasville, grandchildren; Brandon Buckner and wife Ashley of Thomasville, Adam Buckner and wife Natalie of High Point, and Austin Campbell of Morrisville, and great grandchildren; Olivia, Kaylee, Zane and Jolene.
A graveside service will be on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 2:00 at Mt Vernon United Methodist Church Cemetery, 3631 Mt. Vernon Hickory Mountain Rd., Siler City with Rev. Jerry Johnson and Ricky Lindley officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Silk Hope Fire Department or the Mt. Vernon UMC Cemetery Fund.
Smith & Buckner is assisting the Buckner family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com