David Buckner


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Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2013, 6:10 pm
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David Michael Buckner, 36, of Moline, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Trinity Moline.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the University of Iowa Foundation for Hemophilia Camp.
David was born on Oct. 28, 1976, in Davenport, the son of Deborah Buckner. He married Kelly Myers on May 23, 1998, and became a father to Alexander on July 9, 2010.
Mr. Buckner was the owner of Twin Rivers Technology, a computer programming, repair and consulting company. He also was a team member in the DNN Community, a web development group.
David was a loving and loyal husband, father, son, brother and friend. He enjoyed camping, fishing, grilling, listening to his friends play music shows, playing Texas Hold'em, watching the Colorado Avalanche and Kansas City Chiefs. He also loved spending time with his family and many friends.
Survivors include his wife, Kelly; son, Alex; brother, Kacy Buckner; mother-in-law, Beverly Myers; brothers-in-law, Brian (LeAnn) Myers, Michael (Tina) Myers, Robert (Kim) Myers; nephews, Emilio, Brandon, Devin, Bryan, Garrett; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lewis and Emmogene Buckner; mother, Deborah Buckner; father-in-law, Larry Myers; and a son, Henry.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.














 



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