Condolence: Carl was an amazing person and was my dads best best friend . He always helped my dad about mechanics and all and they would sit for hours telling old stories ...
They are all in heaven now ... he's with his wife and my parents ..
so sorry for your loss ... Carl will truly be missed
Condolence: By Randy O. Bowling, Corpsman on Deck! NOTE:
HEAVEN 25 June 2018 Earth time---
Carl Bucklew, United States Marine Corps, reporting for Final Assignment!
Voice of St. Peter is heard from within at the Pearly Gate: "Who comes here disturbing Eternal Rest"?
Gunnery Sgt.: "Semper Fi Sir. Honor Guard reporting as ordered Sir, escorting the spirit of another U.S. Marine, Carl Wayne Bucklew, Clinton, AR. He's been through H*** on Earth Sir!" Permission to come aboard Sir.
St. Peter: "Permission Granted. Welcome aboard Bucklew! Report to General Puller for assignment to your permanent guard post, on the STREETS of GOLD.
Gunnery Sgt.: "Sir! General Puller Sir! Semper Fi! Sir!
Honor Guard reporting as ordered Sir, with the spirit of another U.S. Marine, Carl Wayne Bucklew, Clinton, AR. He's been through H*** on Earth Sir!".
The Spirit of General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller: "At Ease Gunnery Sgt. Welcome aboard Marine Bucklew, Stand at Ease. Your orders are cut & in order. This is your permanent assignment, guard duty on Heaven's Streets of Gold. You will now walk your post according to the first General Order. Honor Guard, A-Ten-Hut!! About Face. Gunnery Sgt., you & your men are dismissed to head to your next escort assignment. Semper Fi!"
Escort Team: "Sir. Semper Fi, Sir".
Gunnery Sgt.: "Detail Forward March."
Semper Fi! Brother Carl, Rest in Eternal Peace..........
s/Randy O. Bowling, aka "Doc"
Fed'l. Immunization Program (Original Corpsmen 16 July 1798)
USPHS, 16 July 1979 to 16 July 1980