Gardiner-Stanley K. Buckmore, 91, of Gardiner, died Thursday Oct., 17th 2013 at the VA Togus Hospice Unit after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was known to family and friends as Bucky all his life. He was born April 10, 1922 in South Gardiner, son of Luther and Mary Foster Buckmore, he was their eleventh child. He went to school, in South Gardiner and Gardiner. He served in the Army during World War II as a T/5, Head Quarters Company 3rd battalion 337th infantry regiment. He fought in the Algeria French Morocco, Naples Foggia, Rome Arno, andin North Apennines theaters. At the age of 90 he was proud to receive all his medals and campaign ribbons at the Gardiner Armory with full Platoon attending, he was able to receive these awards through the devotion of his nephew retired Sergeant Leroy Buckmore of Georgia. He worked for Williams Construction and Yorktown Paper Co. of Gardiner, retiring as a Foreman. He was well known, and liked by everyone who knew him by “Bucky”. He was predeceased by his wife Rose of 49 years, and all his brother, sisters, and parents. He is survived by his daughter Donna Marie Buckmore, love of his life, of Seattle, Washington, grandson Wade Adam Webb and great grandson Robbie of Houlton, grandkids Sasha and Tom Martin of Seattle, Washington and Arizona, great granddaughters Samara and Lieghannia Martin of Arizona, and several nieces and nephews. In addition he leaves his loving daughters Trina Clark and Vickki Fraser, and Tabitha Sansouie, his loving companion of 14 wonderful years Mary Luce. He will be sadly and greatly missed by all who knew him. Heartfelt thank you for the kindness of people who served him at Alfond cancer Center, Dr. Donald Magioncalder and staff of great ladies, laboratory, and the treatment room where he spent many hours. He loved each and every one. And to Dr. Scott Scheff-Slatter, whose wonderful, loyal, and caring care kept Stanley here longer than expected, and all his staff for their kindness. Committal services with full Military Honors will be held Tuesday, October 22nd at 2pm at the New Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Mount Vernon Rd, Augusta.