Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Dewan Buckson, 36, of 2015 Hancock Street, San Diego, CA, passed away Sunday, May 13, in San Diego.
He was born in Cleveland County, NC and was a son of Earl Buckson and Doris Foster Buckson, both of Gaffney.
Joshua was a graduate of Gaffney High School Class of 2000.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy where he was employed as a Hospital Corpsman, Surgical Technologist, and Dental Surgery Technician. He was employed as a Surgical Technician in Scripps Hospital, San Diego.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by: a brother, Daniel Buckson of Gaffney; a sister, Cussundra Buckson of Gaffney; nieces, Da’Niyah Buckson of Blacksburg and Diamynd Buckson of Gaffney; nephew, De’Andre Buckson of Blacksburg.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, 2:00 p.m., in Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Freddie Davidson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
He will be in state in the church Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at which time a video will be shown.
The family is at the home of his mother at 400 McCluney Drive.
The Gilmore Mortuary