Andrew Buckingham, 31, of Dallas, Georgia formerly of Bristol passed away unexpectedly on June 1, 2017.
He was a graduate of Bristol Central High School and Tunxis Community College. He worked as a Lean Manufacturing Engineering Specialist.
Andrew was an avid fisherman, a lover of the outdoors, enjoyed gardening and spending time with his children.
He leaves behind two children, James, 11, and Brayden, 5; his parents, Gina and Randy Buckingham; his brother, Evan, and his girlfriend, Emily; his longtime girlfriend, Raeann Watkins; his maternal grandparents, James and Cynthia Mastroni; paternal grandparents, Robert and Adrienne Buckingham, John and Linda Mercier (deceased); along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.
There will be a graveside service on July 6 at 11 a.m. at The Southford/Oxford Cemetery in Oxford followed by a celebration of his life at The United Church of Christ on Main Street North in Southbury.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to benefit his children.