Marion Francis “Buck” Kingery, 86, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, January 2, 2023, at 8:28 a.m. at his home.

Buck was born September 26,1936, in Fayette County, Ohio to Kenneth K. and Garnet Corrine Happenny Kingery.  He was a lifelong resident of this community.

He worked at Colonial Stair in Jeffersonville for 43 years and then at Tony’s Welding in Washington Court House.

Buck attended the Jeffersonville Family Community Church.

On May 22, 1957, he married the former Mary Jean Tolle.  She preceded him in death on March 26, 2016.  He was also preceded by a son, Kenneth Walter Kingery; a daughter, Marilyn Elliott; son-in-law, Richard Henry and sister, Vera Joann Cline.

Buck is survived by four children, Vickie Henry, Rebecca Lyons, Bruce (Tammy) Kingery and Bryce Kingery, all of Fayette County; 16 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Friday, January 6, 2023, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Wayne Combs, associate pastor at the Solid Rock Church of God in Greenfield, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Highlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service

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