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“I only heard of Bucky's passing this morning, 11-30. I should have been there for you all. So sorry for your loss Connie, Ada and Elaine. My thoughts...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Marlin K. Sparks - Danville, KY

“Starbucks in Milledgeville GA sends our prayers to Mrs Connie and the Roberts family in this time of sorrow of Mr Dons' passing. May your love and...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Di Peterson - Milledgeville

“Bucky and I were high school friends. The Roberts backyard on 4th Street and our backyard on 5th street touched. Such a nice guy and good friend. He...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jim Clark - Livermore,, KY

“Bucky and I were boyhood friends from the time we were about six years old. We (and other neighborhood kids) spent countless hours roaming the woods...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Hugh Sweatt - Central City, KY

“So many fond childhood memories of Bucky. We, the Hawley Family, were next door neighbors for a lot of years. Praying for God's comfort for all of...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Norma Jean Hawley Adams - SC

“I'm so sorry for your loss and I'm so sorry I can't be there. Praying for you all during this difficult time. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Maya Barnett McDonald - Madison, AL

“Bucky was a close and lifetime friend since grade school in Central City. His mother and mine were the best of friends and so we played games,...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Jesse Myron Tapp - Lewisburg ,, KY

“So sad to hear of another of our classmates passing. Condolences to the family. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Robbie Wortham - Louisville, KY

“I'm praying for Bucky's wife and family that God will comfort you all and give you all strength in the days to come as He has promised! Blessed are...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Pauline Dykes Owens - KY

“We worked with Don when he worked in the Computer Room (RPS) on Robins AFB. Don was a great Friend to everyone he met and it was an honor and...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Wanda Cranford - Bonaire, GA

“Dear Don, you were the most wonderful husband anyone could want. I will love you forever ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Connie Roberts - Milledgeville, GA

“What Fond Memories I have of "Bucky " .... May God Bless You and Yours ... Sending MANY Blessings and Prayers for ALL .... "Yang" ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Rebecca Hardwick Hammonds - KY

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MILLEDGEVILLE, GA - Donald Hayden "Bucky" Roberts, 67, of Milledgeville, Georgia, died Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at Coliseum Hospital in Macon, GA. Bucky was born November 28, 1947, in Greenville, KY. He was a Central City High School graduate Class of 1965. He joined the U.S. Air Force and was a staff SGT/Jet mechanic. He worked for ITT in Reykjavik, Iceland in the position of communications technician, and also in Ankara, Turkey. He also worked for Dynalectron Corp/Aerospace Operations in Cairo, Egypt and was a communication technician in Martina Franca, Italy. Bucky retired from Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, GA as a supervisor for RPS.

Bucky enjoyed a lifelong hobby of being a ham radio operator. He also built guitars and loved to play them and sing. He loved living quietly on the lake with his wife Connie and would canoe and kayak. Bucky also enjoyed going to the mountains.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Roberts; and brother Dale Roberts.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Roberts; son Don Ruben Moen Roberts of Norway; mother Ada Roberts of Macon,GA; sister Elaine (Walt) Roberts of Macon, GA; nephew Dane Yoshida of San Francisco, CA; and beloved cousins.

Funeral services will be Sunday, November 29, 2015, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with David Jarvis officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4-6PM at the funeral home. The family wishes to sincerely thank Dr. Raj Gupta, Dr. Harinder Brar, and the team of doctors and nurses for their skilled nursing and compassion. They would also like to thank the Oconee Cancer Center in Milledgeville, GA and The Coliseum Hospital in Macon, GA. Online condolences may be made at