Dennis Robert Buckley |

Dennis Robert Buckley

Dennis Robert Buckley, dedicated husband of 27 years, father, and veteran, passed away at the age of 68 of natural causes peacefully in his favorite chair on Wednesday, August 24th at his home in Gardnerville, Nevada.

Dennis was born on February 27th 1948 in Burbank, CA. After returning home from Vietnam, he married his beautiful wife Susan. Together they had four children. He started his business, VM Designs, in Burbank and operated it successfully for 35 years. In 1990 he moved to Gardnerville, Nevada with his wife, and two youngest daughters. Dennis was a dedicated member of the community and instrumental in Carson Valley community organizations including the CVGSA.

Dennis was a Vietnam Veteran who honorably served his country earning 2 Bronze stars and 3 Purple Hearts, returning home to the United States a true Hero.

He is survived by 4 children, Renee’ Buckley/York, James Buckley, Nicole Buckley, and Lauren Hensley, his 8 grandchildren, Matthew York, Riley York, Lauren Buckley, Collin Buckley, Emma Buckley, Athena Gribbin, Bella Gribbin and Grayson Hensley, his brother Bernie Buckley, lifelong best friend Steve Sutliff, and beloved friend Pam Bergamini.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 27 years Susan Ellison Buckley, his mother and father Madeline and Robert Buckley, and his brother Bill.

Services will be held on Thursday, September 1st at 1:30 pm at St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville NV 89410 775-782-2852 where he will be recognized for his service with military honors.