Freddy B. Buckingham Jr. was born February 5th, 1966 in Floydada, Texas to Freddy B. Buckingham Sr. and Vera Mae White. Freddy was the youngest of 10 siblings. He graduated from Amarillo High School and Amarillo Christian, where he developed his love for basketball. Freddy spent 26 years of his career at Coca Cola. He was an avid fan of San Francisco 49ers, the Philadelphia 76er’s, and the North Carolina Tar Heels. He never met a stranger he didn’t make friends with. He spent his free time mentoring young men and fixing up classic cars. He had a contagious laugh that will be missed by all who knew him. Freddy is preceded in death by his parents, 3 bothers, and 1 sister. Freddy is survived by his wife, Patricia Buckingham, children, Taleasha Hicks, Shannon Kilgore, Asia Brown, Mya Harvey, Brandon Johnson, Kendrick Buckingham, Lexi Buckingham and Myles Thompson, 5 siblings and 10 grandchildren.
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