Patrick V. Buckley, age 68, of Bonfield passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 at his home. He was born March 24, 1952 in Kankakee, the son of Vincent & Eileen (Lafond) Buckley. Patrick married Debra McAndrews on July 7, 1973 in Herscher.
Patrick was a retired truck driver. He collected John Deere toy tractors and 1/64 scale trucks.
Patrick was a parishioner of St. John Paul II in Kankakee.
Surviving are his wife, Debra Buckley of Bonfield; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Andrew & Lisa Buckley of Herscher and Mathew & Mary Buckley of Kankakee; nine grandchildren, Jeremy Buckley, Nikolas Buckley, Connor Buckley, Colton Buckley, Colby Buckley, Al Robbins, McKinley Robbins, Madyson Robbins, and Mia Robbins; three sisters and four brother-in-laws, Janellen & Patrick Brouillet of Kankakee, Theresa & Rome Hubert of Bourbonnais, Kathy & Stan Gremar of Bourbonnais, and Mike Gierke of Kankakee; and five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Bernard & Paula Buckley, James Buckley, Alan & Bonnie Buckley, Greg & Edith Buckley, and Francis & Angela Buckley, all of Kankakee. Patrick is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mary Gierke; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, John & Velma McAndrews.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.