Bennett K. Buckelew was born January 9, 1923 in Columbia, South Carolina, son of Mary Hodge and Troy Japhet Buckelew.
Bennett K. Buckelew, infant of Camden died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in Columbia, South Carolina.
Besides his parents, Bennett is survived by his maternal grandparents, Boyce and Kathleen Hodge of Sumter; paternal grandfather, Samuel Buckelew, Sr.; uncle, Marshall Hodge of West Columbia; aunt, Cathy Buckelew of Camden; uncle and aunt, Sammy and Jacquie Buckelew of Camden; aunt and uncle, Margaret and Jim Methe of Camden; and cousins, Kristy, Shannon, Brandon, Matt, McKenzie, Trey, Ryann, Brik, Denny and Cameron.
Bennett was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Shirleen Atkinson Buckelew.
A memorial service was held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Robert Mills House in Camden. The celebration of life will be in the form of a Superhero Adventure Party. We invite you to come dressed in your SUPERHERO gear and remember a Superhero can be anyone. We know Bennett the Adventurer will forever be our hero! In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bennett’s memory to Happy Wheels, 133 Dupree Mill Court, Lexington, SC 29072, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, 7 Richland Medical Park Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, or to gofundme.com/TeamBennettHeroes.