May 18, 1965 – May 29, 2019
David Buckingham, 58, of Manchester died on May 29, 2019 at Elliot Hospital after a long illness. Born in Yonkers, NY on May 18, 1961. (Oh did he tell you 1965?),The son of John and Alexia Buckingham.
David grew up in Revere, MA. After doing his part for our country in the navy, Dave went on to own and operate an auto garage for much of his life. Although he wore many hats later in his life, landscaper, computer guy, construction worker, maintenance man, and he even owned an airport transportation service. Dave always smelled of gas and oil and never said no to anyone in need of auto repair. Although he was often paid in Molson Ice, this was when he was most happy.
David is survived by, his brother James and his sister Lori Buckingham. He will be deeply missed by his house mates and longtime friends Rich & Eric Romaine-Whittemore & Richie Merrill, not to mention an endless cast of good friends and associates.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made at dbuckis-final-wish, at www.gofundme.com/dbuckis-final-wish to help defray the cost of David’s final wishes to be laded to rest beside his long term partner, Roland Pepin at the Mount Calvary Cemetery, www.mountcalvarycemetery.org
It was David’s request that we throw a big party and celebrate his life and not cry our eyes out at out at a funeral, so for more information on that please visit dbucki.com