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Ervin Lanier Buckley

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Ervin Lanier Buckley, 74, of Columbia, who passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at Marion General Hospital. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Bro. Mark Buckley will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

Mr. Ervin served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Vietnam war. He loved being outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Buckley was preceded in death by his Parents, Ervin and Ivy Buckley; Sisters, Ruby Nell McNease, Ervina Taggert; Brothers, Murphy Buckley, and Dan Buckley.

He is survived by his Wife of 52 years, Carol Buckley of Columbia; Son, Mark Buckley of Madison; Daughter, Melissa Dyess (Jimmy) of Gulfport; Brothers, John Buckley (Leni) of Columbia, Horace Buckley (Marilyn) of Bassfield; Grandchildren, Lakken Powell, Logan Stuckey, Grace Buckley, Robbie Buckley, Charlie Buckley, Abby Buckley, Amelia Buckley; Great Grandchildren, Malayla Powell, Harleigh Erby, Laythan Powell; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers will be Charlie Buckley, Robbie Buckley, Kevin Buckley, Kyle Buckley, Jimmy Dyess, Freddy McDaniel, Logan Stuckey, and Dale Sullivan.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Ervin Lanier Buckley
December 16, 1946 - February 12, 2021





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