David was born the son of Janice M. (Drury) and Delbert A. Buckley on January 26, 1961 in Keene. He was educated in Keene where he attended local schools.
David was formerly employed by Maple Hill Nursery in Swanzey as a landscaper. Prior he had worked at Cheshire Builders as a carpenter and the Keene Housing Authority in a similar role.
He was a very private person who loved his family. When time permitted he enjoyed hunting and fishing. David loved being in the outdoors riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle.
Mr. Buckley is survived by his children; Jillian Ceriello of Leominster, MA. Robin Buckley of Berlin and Brandon Buckley and his wife Emily of Johnsonville, S.C. His father, Delbert A. Buckley and his fiancée Genie Duso of Swanzey. David’s siblings; Sandra O’Neill and her husband William of Winchendon, Ma. Virginia Benoit of Swanzey, Kenneth E. Buckley and his wife Bonnie of Swanzey, Todd Buckley and his fiancée Lisa Montgomery of Swanzey, Terry Perkins of Hinsdale and Mark Washburn of Winchendon, MA. His step-father, Barry Washburn of Spofford. Eight grandchildren, Nathaniel Stone, Gavin, Haven, Brandon Jr, Shailyn, Coleton, Lexi, and Neavaeh Buckley. Many nieces and nephews. David is pre-deceased by his mother, Janice M. Washburn who passed in 2015 and his daughter, Sara Buckley who passed in 2008.
In keeping with David’s wishes there are no calling hours. Burial will be private in the family lot at Monadnock View Cemetery in Swanzey. Donations can be made in memory of David R. Buckley to: Swanzey Police Department, (For Substance Abuse Education) C/O Town of Swanzey, P.O. Box 10009, Swanzey, NH. 03446. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com