Richard Warren Buckes - June 23, 2014

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NEW 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 by all.


     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.