William (Bill) M. Buckley Prine, 97, of Charlotte, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday afternoon, May 30, 2010. He was born March 4, 1913, in Pittston, PA, the son of the late Thomas Buckley and Bertha Emerick Buckley. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Ethel Schink Prine. He spent his career with Bendix Motor Components in New York and retired from that company as a supervisor. Bill truly loved the Lord. In his home church in Elmira, NY, he served as Elder, Sunday School Superintendant, and Youth Advisor. His immediate family includes his daughter, Sharon J. Osborne and her husband, Gary, of Charlotte; his grandchildren, Jana Kristine Gibson and her husband, Chance, of Jonesboro, TN, and Ryan Marshall Osborne and his wife, Nikki, of Wingate, NC; and his great grandchildren, C.J. Gibson, Kayla Joy Gibson, Brandon Marshall Osborne and Kinsley Blake Osborne. The family will gather at 6:00 PM, Thursday, June 3, 2010, in the sanctuary of Central Church of God, 5301 Sardis Rd. Charlotte, NC 28270, to greet friends. A service in celebration of Bill’s life will begin at 7:00PM. A private committal will take place Friday morning. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that memorials in Bill’s name be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, http://memorywalk2010.kintera.org/kingsport/janakgibson.
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 6:00pm – 7:00pm, Central Church of God
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 7:00pm, Central Church of God
Forest Lawn East Cemetery