Services Set for Memphis Lawyer Earl Buckles

Services have been set for Memphis lawyer Earl C. Buckles, 69, who died Monday (Aug. 20). The memorial service will be 10 a.m. on Thursday at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 5668 Poplar Ave., with visitation from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, also at the funeral home. Mr. Buckles received a law degree from the University of Nebraska School of Law in 1970. He practiced law in a variety of ways throughout his career, working in large firms as well as in solo practice, and had been an adjunct professor of paralegal studies at the University of Memphis. He had an extensive knowledge of both Tennessee law and Uniform Commercial Code law and often served as a special judge in both civil and criminal courts. Read his obituary