The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


February 19, 2014

Ira 'Dwight' Buckles

Published 2-19-14

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Ira “Dwight” Buckles, 79, of Enid, Okla., will be 10 a.m. today, Feb. 19, 2014, at Ladusau-Evans Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Edmison officiating. Burial will follow in Enid Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

Dwight was born Oct. 13, 1934, in Oakwood, Okla., to Ira Buckles and Glennace Chain and passed away late Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.

Dwight grew up in the Oakwood community, later moving to Billings, Okla., where he graduated from high school. He attended Northern Oklahoma University in Tonkawa and Phillips University.

Dwight married Barbara Kapka in 1958.  

Dwight served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1961.

Dwight moved to Enid in 1961. He owned and operated Hockaday’s Appliance from 1972 to 1991. Dwight worked at Andrew Real Estate and Lowes until his retirement in 2010.

Dwight was a lifetime member of Enid AMBUCS, where he served as national president from 1982-83. Dwight served on the Enid Police Commission Board.   

He is survived by his daughter, Beverly Thoes and husband Dewey of Dallas, Texas; son, Bob Buckles of Dallas, Texas; beloved grandchildren, Erin, Emily, Cooper, Logan and Garrett; brother, Jerry Buckles of Perry, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Janice Manley Cowan; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Emick Buckles.

Memorials may be made to Enid Noon AMBUCS with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.

Condolences may be made online at www.ladusau

(Submitted by family)


Text Only
  • Miller, Stan.jpg John Stanley “Stan” Miller

    The remembrance service for John Stanley “Stan” Miller, age 78, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Willow View United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lisa Thompson and the Rev. Tom Carruthers officiating.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leonor Navarro Rojas.jpg Leonor Navarro Rojas

    May 10, 1957 — July 24, 2014

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • JoAnn Moore.jpg JoAnn (Jodi) Moore

    JoAnn Moore (Jodi), age 81, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Jodi was born Feb. 7, 1933 in Enid, Okla., the daughter of Virgil and Lena (Wegmiller) Sanders.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norman Pottorf.jpg Norman Ray Pottorf

    Funeral services for Norman Ray Pottorf, 78, Enid, will be held Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at 10 a.m. in Oakwood Christian Church with Pastor Alan Seible officiating.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Allen Corbin

    Jan. 2, 1961 — July 2, 2014

    July 30, 2014

  • Leon J. Keck

    Feb. 24, 1930 — July 27, 2014

    July 30, 2014

  • James P. Johnston

    Service pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

    July 30, 2014

  • Clifford Lantz

    Service pending with Pierce Funeral Home, Fairview.

    July 30, 2014

  • Jerry Mitchell Elliott

    Service for Jerry Mitchell Elliott will be held in Blackwell at a later date. Arrangements under the kind guidance of Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service and Cremation Directors.

    July 29, 2014

  • Jerry Dewayne Cole

    Service for Jerry Dewayne Cole was held privately. Arrangements under the kind guidance of Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service and Cremation Directors.

    July 29, 2014