April 13, 2017

Linda K. Arbuckle – Bedford
December 19, 1944 – April 10, 2017
Linda K. Arbuckle, 72, of Bedford, died Monday, April 10, 2017, at her residence.
Born December 19, 1944, in Oakdale, CA, she was the daughter of John and Minnie (Chapel) Roche. She married Ronald Arbuckle on Dec. 3, 1983, Bedford; and he survives. She had worked as a machine operator at Regal-Beloit, Mitchell, retiring in 1996.
Surviving are her husband, Ronald, Bedford; one son, David Terrell, Bedford; one daughter, Annette Bruner, Ellettsville; step-children, Rhonda (Billy) Ryan, Amanda (Byford) Arbuckle, and Donnie (Karmen ) Arbuckle, all of Bedford; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Brenda Johnson and Dorothy Ditton, and one grandson, D. J. Arbuckle.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, Bedford.
Cremation will follow.
Clifford G. Buckingham – Bedford
September 1, 1950 – April 10, 2017
Clifford Gene Buckingham, born in Carmi, IL on September 1, 1950 to Leo Dwight and Belle P (Quencas) Buckingham, passed away April 10, 2017.
He retired from General Electric, Bloomington, after 36 years. He married C. Denise Perkins, daughter of Denny and Samantha Perkins, on August 28, 1971.
Cliff was very proud of his family.
Survivors include his wife Denise, daughter Catherine S. Buckingham of Yosemite National Park, CA, one son Paul D. (Christine Birzer) Buckingham of Mason, OH, two grandsons Connor and Ryan Buckingham of Mason, OH, and one brother Jeffrey D (Eileen Smith) Buckingham of Tacoma, WA. Two nieces, Elizabeth C Buckingham (James Bowen) of Tacoma, WA, Victoria A. Buckingham of Lakewood, WA, and one nephew Christopher E. Buckingham of Tacoma WA and several great nieces and nephews.
The Buckingham’s have treasured our state and national parks throughout their marriage and had been serving as campground hosts since retiring in 2012. Cliff was especially proud to have been a volunteer on the US Missouri stationed in Honolulu for a week, helping to replace the teak decking on the ship his father was on during WWII. Buckingham also has been campground host in McCormick’s Creek and Guadalupe Mountains National Park for several years each.
Cliff was a member of the Bedford Dulcimer Society, enjoying performances using a washtub bass he designed and built. He enjoyed collecting coins.
Visitation will be 4-8 P.M. Friday with funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ferguson Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes with Pastor Phil Thorne officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.