JUDITH "JUDY" RAE BUCKELS
Gary High School 1960
JUDITH “JUDY” RAE BUCKELS of
Tucson, AZ, passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Judy
was born in S. Carolina on August 1, 1942, raised in W. Virginia and moved to
Tucson, Arizona as a young adult where she lived out the rest of her life. Judy
enjoyed a long and satisfying career as a real estate agent with affiliations
through Realty Executives, Coldwell Banker and most recently Long Realty. Judy
is preceded in death by her mother, Mildred E. Esak, her step-father, John Esak,
Jr., and her husband, Dr. Larry J. Buckels. She is survived by her significant
other Wynn Scott, her brother Joe R. Esak (wife Iris), sister Janice E. Spencer
(husband Charles H.), niece Valerie Amber Maez (husband Anthony), great nephew
Isaiah M. Maez, and great nieces Jocelyn A. Maez, Samara N. Maez, Melina A. Maez
and close friend Michele Stevens. Judy was a friend to all who entered her life.
She loved life, had a zest for life, was full of life and brought life to
everything she experienced. Judy, we will love you forever with all are hearts
and will miss you for the rest of our lives on earth. A memorial service will be
held on Saturday, May 12, 2012, 10:00 a.m., at Pantano Christian Church, 1755 S
Houghton. In lieu of flowers, please give to the Arthritis Foundation, the
Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society in Judy’s honor.
Arrangements by Adair Funeral Homes, Dodge Chapel.
Place of birth: Columbia, SC
Place of death: Tucson, AZ