Jody Buckner Bio
Jody Buckner is an American homemaker famously known as the wife of the Former Major League Baseball great Bill Buckner. Jody was brought up in Westbury. Throughout the years, she was a firm defender of her husband .
Jody Buckner Age
Despite appearing in the limelight to defend her husband for years, she still managed to keep her personal details off the limelight. Thus her age is not known to the public. We will be sure to keep you updated if any information on her age arises.
Jody Buckner Children
Jody and her husband Buckner have two daughters, Brittany and Christen, and a son, Bobby. Bobby, their only son was a member of the Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders baseball team.
According to a 2006 article in the Houston Chronicle reported, that “the younger Buckner is a second baseman/shortstop at Boise (Idaho) High School.” Bobby Buckner “is the second member of UT’s recruiting class with major-league ties.”
Jody Buckner Husband – Bill Buckner & his Wife,
She was married to Bill Buckner an American professional baseball first baseman who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 22 seasons, from 1969 through 1990. During his career, he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, and Kansas City Royals.Jody Buckner Photo
Bill Buckner Death
Buckner passed away on May 27, 2019. He was 69. Jody confirmed her husband’s death in a statement: “After battling the disease of Lewy Body Dementia, Bill Buckner passed away early the morning of May 27th surrounded by his family. Bill fought with courage and grit as he did all things in life. Our hearts are broken but we are at peace knowing he is in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”
The Dodgers tweeted “The Dodgers are saddened to hear about the passing of Bill Buckner, who died this morning after battling a long illness. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Buckner family.”
Cubs executive chairman Tom Ricketts said in a statement: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Bill Buckner, a great ballplayer and beloved member of the Cubs family after his playing days, Bill served as a valued member of our player development staff and was a fan favorite during his appearances at our Cubs conventions.”
Bill Buckner Cause of Death
Buckner died following a battle with Lewy Body Dementia.