Fred Harris Buckels

Fred Harris Buckels passed away on July 5, 2018. Services for Fred will be held at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will be held Thursday, July 12, 2018 for 6 to 8 p.m.  The funeral service will be held Friday, July 13, 2018 at 10 am at the funeral home with Pastor Brian Gigee officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.claytonfuneralhomes.comIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Fred’s honor to New Life Lutheran Church or VFW Post 7109 in Pearland, Texas.

Fred Harris Buckels was born on October 30, 1934 in Houston, Texas to Lalla Mae Stricklin Buckels and Hobert Oliver Buckels.  He died on July 5, 2018 in Florida while on vacation with his family.

 He is survived by his daughters Evelyn Louise Baldaulf, son-in-law Gary, and Elaine Erna Damewood, son-in-law Larry along with grandchildren Michael Baldauf, wife Megan; Chris Baldauf, Matthew Metcalf, wife Jacque; Mark Metcalf, wife Mallory; Ryan Metcalf, and great-grandchildren Caleb Hutchison, Elliot Baldauf, Bella Metcalf, Alyssa Metcalf and Chloe Baldauf. 

He leaves behind a brother Arthur Braden Buckels, wife Jonell along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wonderful wife Erna Hildegard Buckels in 2015 and was married for 59 years.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Fred’s honor to New Life Lutheran Church or VFW Post 7109 in Pearland, Texas.

Services for Fred will be held at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will be held Thursday, July 12, 2018 for 6 to 8 p.m.  The funeral service will be held Friday, July 13, 2018 at 10 am at the funeral home with Pastor Brian Gigee officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.claytonfuneralhomes.com.