Buckner obit

Brennan Cole Buckner, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at his home at the age of 19.

Brennan was born in Tullahoma to Brian and Danielle Eslick Buckner. He was a 2020 graduate of Tullahoma High School, where he played on the varsity soccer team and was an active member of the Criminal Justice Club. Brennan also was a member of the THS football team his freshman year. He had planned on attending Chattanooga State Community College in the fall to major in pre-nursing. Upon graduation, he had aspirations of joining the military and having a career in the medical field.

Brennan attended Kings Cross Church, where he was baptized and was an active volunteer with both the Appalachian Outreach and Hands and Feet ministries. His passions in life were anything outdoors, specifically hiking, hunting and fishing. He had dreams of doing these things all over the world. Brennan will be fondly remembered by his teachers, coaches, friends, and family.

He is survived by his parents, Brian and Danielle Buckner; one brother, Casson Buckner and his girlfriend Olivia; one sister, McKenna Buckner; grandparents, Catherine and Jimmy Hall, Danny and Goldie Eslick, and Marvin and Janice Buckner; and numerous other extended family members.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 9 at Wilkins Stadium at Tullahoma High School from 4 to 7 p.m. with a memorial service to immediately follow at 7 p.m. Speakers will include Shane Hines Scott Claybrook, Phillip Moody, John Olive, Jason Kennedy, and Richie Chadwick. In the event of inclement weather, the visitation and memorial service will be held in the Tullahoma High School Auditorium. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Brennan’s memory to the Tennessee Wildlife Federation, 300 Orlando Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 38209 (Please include Brennan’s name in the note field) or online at www.tnwf.org/donate/ The online form will include a field to make your gift in memory of Brennan. A memorial fund has also been set up through First Bank for any donations. You may contribute to the Brennan Buckner Memorial Fund at any First Bank location.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tullahoma News – July 5, 2020

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