BALTIMORE – Richard Warren Buckes, 53, passed away peacefully at
home on Monday, June 23, 2014. Richard was born in Brooklyn and has
resided at the Jones House in New Baltimore since 1999. He worked
for Northeast Career Planning in Menands and recently retired in
2014. Upon his retirement he was given a party by all his peers.
Richard is survived by his parents, Elsie and Warren Buckes and his
sister Laura and her husband all of Ada, Oklahoma.
Richard enjoyed watching his many DVD’s, Toy Story being his
favorite. He loved the line “From here to Infinity and Beyond.” He
also spent many hours watching old westerns and collecting movie
action figures and memorabilia. One of his favorite pastimes was
going for rides and getting coffee with his housemates. Richard
recently went on a vacation to visit his mother, father and sister
in Oklahoma. He was a very polite, compassionate gentle man who
loved sharing stories about families with staff. He will be missed
Calling hours will be at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on
Thursday, June 26th from 10 to 12 with an open house immediately
following at the Greenwood Home in Coxsackie.