Buckner, Jacob Emory -
Bolivar - Jacob Emery Buckner, age 21 of Fair Play, MO, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021, as a result of an auto accident. He was born June 29, 1999, in Springfield, MO, to David Emery and Naomi Malita (Davis) Buckner. He graduated from Fair Play High School the Class of 2018, and currently worked for Kraft Foods in Springfield, MO.
Jacob was a kind hearted “gentle-giant” who loved the outdoors and his family. He was always willing to help when needed, but never wanted to be the center of attention. He enjoyed being in the woods hunting with both bow and rifle. He loved his truck that he had since he was 16. He liked hanging out with his brother Travis and Jessa his girlfriend. He found enjoyment in doing things for others, such as providing a newly cut load of wood for his parents this last week.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Bobby Buckner.
Jacob is survived by his parents David and Naomi Buckner and his brother Travis Buckner all of the home; paternal grandmother and step grandfather Diana and Len Sievers of Fair Play, MO; maternal grandparents: Don “Corky” Davis and his wife Sondra of Colorado Springs, CO, and Debra Bernet of Springfield, MO; paternal great grandfather Herb Buckner of Weaubleau, MO; maternal great grandfather Don Davis and his wife Nobel of Santa Fe, NM; his girlfriend Jessa Fuller of Halfway, MO; as well as numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the Harvest Assembly of God Church Fair Play, MO, with Pastor Ethan Grotheer officiating. Burial will follow at Robinson Cemetery Weaubleau, MO. A visitation will precede the service at the church from 11:00 to 1:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to: Alpha House Bolivar, MO. Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.
Greenlawn Funeral Home Bolivar
316 E. Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613