Donald Richard Buckingham was born 26 October 1934 in Covington, Newberry Township, Miami County, Ohio. He died 12 May 1997 in the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
Donald married Beverly Lou Barnhart on 15 November 1955 in Tacoma/Olympia, Washington.
Donald went to Covington Schools in Covington, Ohiio. He served in the United States Army and retired from Ohio Bell in 1991.
Donald and his wife had the following children:
1. Gregory Buckingham
2. Gayle Lyn Buckingham
3. Milton Buckingham
4. Melinda Buckingham
Sources: Virginia Buckingham Brown and Shirley Buckingham Pitsenbarger