Kenneth Charles Buckley, 78, died Jan.1, 2011 in a hospital in Beaumont. Cremation arrangements were entrusted with Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.

A native of Walworth, NY., he lived in Hawthorn, Fla. for 15 years before moving to Vidor three months ago.

Kenneth served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was the director of cemeteries for the City of Rochester, N.Y. 

He is survived by his sons, Ronald Buckley of Vidor, and Jim Ludwig of Livonia, NY.; daughter, Dorothy Markland of East Palestine, Ohio; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.