Joseph Buckson, 82, was born June 26, 1936 in Clifton, South Carolina to Zeddie and Sophia Littlejohn Buckson. Joseph departed this life on December 4, 2018.
He joined the Lewis Chapel Baptist Church at an early age.
Joseph worked in the Clifton and Converse Mills for many years and coached the Clifton Athletics Baseball team of the Palmetto State League, consisting of many area and non-area teams. He retired from the District Three School System after many years of service as a custodian.
Joseph was preceded in death by: his older brother, Tommy Buckson; his sisters, Ms. Josephine Buckson, Mrs. Malissa A. Patton, Ms. Ester B. Buckson and Ms. Irma J. Buckson.
He leaves to cherish fond and loving memories to: his sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Northrip and Mrs. Viola Whitaker; his brothers, Charles Buckson, Melvin Buckson and John T. Buckson; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A Celebration of the Life of Joseph Buckson will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at The John Stinson Woodward Memorial Chapel, 602 Howard St., Spartanburg, SC. Rev. James Patton, Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in the Lewis Chapel Church Cemetery, 341 Lewis Chapel Rd., Spartanburg, SC.
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