Officer Robert "Tim"
Buckman was critically injured last Friday, May 4, when his
patrol car was struck by a tornado on Highway 50 in Stafford
County. He died of his injuries at Via Christi Hospital on
Tuesday, May 8. Tim Buckman was working as a storm spotter
when his car was struck. He had hoped to warn residents who
lived beyond earshot of the tornado sirens to take cover. His
effort to save lives of those who lived in his county cost him
his own life. He is a hero who gave his all for the people he
Tim Buckman's funeral service will be this Saturday, 12 May 2007
at 11:00 a.m. at the Macksville Christian Church.
Bring flagpoles and
flags. If you can please make this mission to honor Tim and
support his family, friends, and fellow officers.
0900 hrs (09:00am) Staging will be at the Country Store on Highway 50
0915 hrs (09:15am) Briefing - possible escort to cemetery
0930 hrs (09:30am) Depart to church and line up - Macksville Christian Church
1100 hrs (11:00am) Funeral Service begins
If anyone has any questions they can contact:
Ride Captain Don Overbey 620-924-8814)
Ride Captain Don "Bulldog" Behrens (620-245-4252).
Thanks for all you do.
Terry "Darkhorse" Houck