Samuel Peter “Butch” Buckelew, Sr

Samuel P. Buckelew, Sr.
June 27, 1945 – March 10, 2021

Graveside services for Samuel Peter “Butch” Buckelew, Sr. 75, will be held at 3:00PM on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at Wells Cemetery, in Elliott, SC.  Rev. Taylor Wells will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:30PM – 7:00PM on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.  Memorials may be made to Food for the Soul, 110 E. DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.

Sam died Wednesday, March 10, 2021.  The son of the late Troy Newburn and Ruth McQueen Buckelew.  Sam grew up in West Columbia and graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School. He retired from DuPont after 35 years of service. He was a little league baseball & girls softball coach.  He enjoyed gardening, golfing, trips to the beach, sitting on his front porch and spending time with his neighbors. Sam will be remembered for his sense of humor and practical jokes.

Sam is survived by his daughter, Margaret Buckelew (Jim Methe), of Camden; sons, Samuel P. Buckelew, Jr. (Jacquie), of Camden, Troy Japhet Buckelew (Mary), of Columbia; grandchildren, Kristy, Shannon, Brandon, Brik, Denny, Cameron, Trey, Ryann Elizabeth, Mackenzie, Matthew, Emma and Holden; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Beverly Williams of Swansea; sister-in-law, Priscilla Driggers Buckelew of West Columbia; brother-in-law, Mike Fallaw of Ridgeland, SC.

Sam was predeceased by his wife, Shirleen Buckelew; daughter, Cathy Eileen Buckelew; grandson, Bennett Buckelew; brothers, George Buckelew and Jackie Buckelew and sister, Betty Buckelew Fallaw.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.