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Frederick Dean

1801 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Joseph Dean
334-745-4667 or
334-524-4667

Terry Harris
334-740-9643

Rhett Barnes
334-488-4583

Guestbook for Will Buechner

Penny Barreto7/20/2019

He was an Awesome Officer. My Condolences to the family.

Cindy Hatcher6/12/2019

On behalf of Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors, we want the family to know we understand. We have all been where you are now. Our tears are for what we know you are going through. We are hear for you. Just reach out to us.

Jim Monkerud5/30/2019

So sorry for your loss! My prayers to the Family....

Jonathan Bagby5/27/2019

Your sacrifice was not in vain, rest easy officer.

Cassi Diamond5/26/2019

Thank you for serving the city of Auburn. Thank you for your service. You will be remembered a hero. War Eagle.

Cedric Thomas5/26/2019

From the Alabama Department of Corrections Investigative Unit my condolences you and your family. Agent Cedric Thomas

Vikisha Smith5/26/2019

Thank you for your service sir. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest well.

Robert W Williams5/25/2019

Romans 8:26 thru Romans 8:28 Praying for the family.

Laura campos5/25/2019

May God be with you and family.. Rest in peace..William u touched everybody lives in Auburn

juliette Ben'nett (And JUSTICE for all. INC. 5/25/2019

Sincere Condolences

Jennifer Pitcock 5/25/2019

Thank you for protecting and serving our Auburn community for so many years. Our prayers are with your family , friends and APD family in the months and weeks to come. Auburn will be forever changed by your impact on our city.

Capt. Daryl T. Mulcahy and family5/25/2019

On behalf of of National Security of Alabama, your brothers and sisters in blue, and the citizens you protected we bid you GODS SPEED.

Alabama State Trooper Tom Norman5/25/2019

As a former police corporal (FTO) with Auburn Police Department, my prayers and condolences are with the Buechner family and my APD family. May God Himself hold you close and dear! Enter into your rest my brother. We’ve got it from here.

Jimmy Patrick5/25/2019

Rest In Peace Brother! Our prayer is that God will continue to watch over your family and the Auburn Police Department!

Yvonne 5/25/2019

I am so sorry for your loss. May the grace of God be with you in your time of need.

Jenni Murphy5/25/2019

I did not know Will but everything I have read and seen about him tells me that this world has lost someone really special. I am so sorry for your lost of a husband,a father,and friend. I hope in the months to come that thing get a little bit easier for you and know that your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Michael S. Wallace 5/24/2019

Job well done.

Julia Rowell-Finley5/24/2019

May God bless you. I'm so sorry for your loss.Thoughts and prayers are with you.??

Julie B5/24/2019

He was a really nice officer. He actually completed a report for me and my sister at a incident at Walmart. He was nice the whole time.

THOMAS LIPIROS5/24/2019

Rest in peace our hero Brother. My flags are dispayed in your memory . Our sincere condolences to entire Family. Tom Lipiros Margate City,NJ. NPDF #2171

Peggy Lowery5/24/2019

Suzy, I’m so sorry for the loss of your precious son, BJ. My heart aches for you. I remember talking to you in the parking lot of Frazer Church telling me BH was an police officer. I said I know you have to be afraid for him. I will always remember your words, “at least he will be in Auburn not Montgomery.” Our world is not safe anywhere. Praying for you and your family. God Bless Your Family.

Fred Smith5/24/2019

I remember many Friday and Saturday nights when we worked together at the Village Mall when I was Security Director. It was alway a pleasure working with you. Auburn Police and the Auburn family has lost a hero. R.I.P my friend.

Cheryl Thomas5/24/2019

To the Buechner Family, my heart & prayers go out to you. I have a son 1 year younger than Officer Buechner who is a police officer, with the same dedication & attention to detail. I pray for him & his fellow officers all the time. I will continue to lift your family up in prayer in the days to come. May God comfort & strengthen you in your grief. Sincerely, Cheryl Thomas

Donna Thomas5/24/2019

My heart goes out to you and your family. The men in blue will be there for you. I am the Mom of Officer Marc Thomas a fellow officer.

Sharon Brown 5/24/2019

May God Bless your beloved family. We thank you for your service officer Buechner. You were a loyal servant and first responder. Now rest in God”s Bosom among all your other Family and First responder friends. The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want he makes me lie down in green pastures, he leadeth me besides the still waters,. He restores my soul, He leadeth in the path of righteousness for his name sake. Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me, thy rod and thy staff comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me, in the presence of mine enemies ,thy anointed my head with oil my cup runneth over. Surely , Goodness, and Mercy shall follow you Officer Buechner all the days of your life, and you will dwell in the house of the Lord Forever. Rest In Peace Officer Buechner God’s Good andFaithful servant.

Christoper Carver5/24/2019

To the wife and children of Ofc Buechner It was an honor and privilege to know and work with your husband and father. I am so sorry for your loss. Chris Carver APD 2003-2018

Cecilia Griggs Saulters Tubbs5/24/2019

RIP hero from Leo family in bham and from my family in Little Texas.

Steve Beck5/24/2019

Thanks for giving the last full measure of devotion. May God provide comfort and peace that passes our understanding to family and friends during this difficult time. ??

DET. J.A. Pieper Montgomery PD5/24/2019

RIP Brother in Blue. We have the watch from here.

Lt. Joseph Bills Selma Police Dept.5/24/2019

May the Father of All be with you at this time. There is one less hero walking the point.

E Blair5/24/2019

To family and friends my deepest sympathies to you for the loss of your love one. The death of a loved one brings tears and pain. May you find comfort in the Scriptures found at John 5:28,29 and Isaiah 26:19 promise that our loved ones who have died can live again by means of the Resurrection. Learn more about the resurrection hope and many more blessings for obedient mankind at www.jw.org.

Tessie Winslow 5/24/2019

God be with you and your family during this time of sorrow and Loss.ibask God to protect you heal you and to keep you in perfect peace.

Suzanne Booth (Dart)5/24/2019

You will be missed.

William Nathan alcorn5/24/2019

Thank you and your family for your service.

John Tapley5/24/2019

Rest In Peace my brother

Bil Hitchcock5/24/2019

My prayers are with the entire family as they struggle to realize an Easter in this Good Friday. Blessings and may God’s peace fill you.

Laura Ribelin5/24/2019

I am so sorry for the loss of such a fine young man and officer. They go in to work knowing what can happen in a split second. God bless your family sir, and all of the police officers that go out everyday and serve our country.

Darren Chamlee5/24/2019

Thank you and your family for your service to our community. RIP Will. Forever grateful.

Russell and Janice Dunman5/24/2019

Our hearts are broken for all of you. Sara you are in our thoughts and prayers. Bill, Suzy and Sara I have no words to comfort you during this time. Remember the memories you have made and cling to them and the cross to carry you over the bridge to healing. God Bless you all.

Robert Moorer. Conecuh Co Sheriff Dept Al.5/24/2019

R.I.P. My BROTHER in Blue,GOD BLESS your family,friends,Auburn Police Department “WDE”

Brian Gremaux5/24/2019

Your family is in our prayers. As we watch Will's funeral and procession, seeing what I would guess to be thousands of people and other first responders that came to show their respect for him, gives testament to the man he was. In his ultimate sacrifice, his dedication and character is what is uniting the people of not only the city of Auburn, but of the State, and the Country. May GOD place his healing hands on your hearts and grant you peace in Will's passing, as I am sure beyond doubt he is with GOD now.

Edmond Keith5/24/2019

Worked with his father in the 908th AW Maxwell AFB Al. RIP Will.

Richard Rambo5/24/2019

All our thoughts and prayers go out to you. My wife Kristin and I extend the love in our hearts to you on this day.

Cpl. Marenda Peck-Gardner MCSO5/24/2019

My Prayers are with the family. Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Anamaria and James Mauldin 5/24/2019

May you Rest In Peace , Thank you for your service

Marcy Lott5/24/2019

GOD BLESS THE FAMILY MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS WOLL ALWAYS BE WITH THE OFFICER AND THE FAMILY MAY YOU RIP

Sgt. A. Kyle Shelton, Jr. (Ret.) Decatur, AL PD5/24/2019

RIP Brother Sheepdog

Charles & Jacqueline Tate 5/24/2019

We respect and honor you for your service. You were faithful in protecting and serving our community. You paid the ultimate price and We will never forget you.

Christy Osteen5/24/2019

God Bless and be with the family in the days ahead. Y'all are in my prayers. ??

Mark and Maria Harris5/24/2019

Sara, I'm a second cousin of BJ. Our family extends are heartfelt condolences to you. We're praying intently for you, your children, and all your loved ones. God bless, Mark, Maria, Gianna and Charlotte Harris

Harvard and Audra Graham5/24/2019

We are praying for your family!! We were honored to work calls with Officer Beuchner,we will never forget how nice, caring, and helpful he was!!!

Jason and Celia Owen5/24/2019

We enjoyed a week long trip with Will to Rolling Thunder in Washington DC over Memorial Day weekend several years ago. We never would have thought we would be grieving Will the same weekend just a few short years later. He was a blast to have on the trip and we always enjoyed seeing and visiting with him when he worked the hay fields as we tailgated. We are praying for God to provide comfort and strength to you through the coming days, weeks, months, and years. He will always be there for you, each time you think of Will and the life he led. The Auburn PD has lost a wonderful officer.

Kim Urquhart5/24/2019

I am so saddened by this tragedy. I will continue to keep this family in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you will take some comfort in knowing how many people care, and please let people help you as you try to carry on.

Michelle Smith5/24/2019

Thank you for your service,you gave your life to save another.You are truly a hero. I will always be grateful for your service to this community and abroad.

Pastor Ron Linville - Sanctuary of Macon5/24/2019

God Bless the Beuchner family. We are covering you in prayer at this time. RIP Beak!

Jan Enstrom 5/24/2019

Suzy and Bill, so much love and sympathy sent to you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Roshanda Gaddis 5/24/2019

I am so sorry for your families loss. I hope and pray for healing and strength for this family and loved ones. May the peace of God surround you during this hard time. With deepest sympa thy. Roshanda Gaddis

Cheryl and Randy Hatfield5/24/2019

God's mercy and blessings on his family and the Auburn community. We thank Officer Bueckner for his selfless service and deeply grieve his loss.

ESTELLE CORNELL5/24/2019

I'm sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Debra Bissonnette Thomas5/24/2019

My Condolences to the family....

Bob and Anne Buel5/24/2019

Greatest sympathy to the family, and with respect for their sacrifices and those of the law enforcement community...

Teddy Morris and Family (Lanett Police Department)5/24/2019

May God continue to bless the Buechner's family.

Colby Stevens5/24/2019

Always enjoyed talking with you outside The Bank Vault when I was in undergrad and working Downtown or whenever I’d run into you. You were a good man and a great cop. Rest easy brother.

Nell Rountree5/24/2019

Suzy,My heart grieves with You and your entire Family. My love,thoughts and prayers are with You.

Sandra / Thomas Harris5/24/2019

You are on our thoughts and prayers. B. J. was an important part of our lives growing up.He was so much fun to be around.

billy browdy5/24/2019

our hearts and love are with you and your family

Detective Beauty B.Benjamin5/24/2019

May you find comfort this day in knowing you are not alone, you are surrounded by those who care. With our deepest Sympathy The Selma Police Department

Laura Gamper5/24/2019

I knew your husband when he worked security at the skate center. I know he touched the lives of many children that went there. We are so sorry for your lose. May God bless you and your family. We will be praying for all of you.

Dot Robinson5/24/2019

My heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with you all. Suzy, I remember “BJ” as a fun-loving energetic boy running around Brewbaker School. I cannot fathom the depth of your grief. Be assured that you all are being lifted in prayers by a lot of people. May you feel the comfort and abiding presence of our Lord. Dot

Wayland Mann Blue Knights FL XXVI (Pensacola FL)5/23/2019

The members of Blue Knights Chapter FL XXVI (Pensacola FL) sends respects to fallen officer Buechner. Rest in Peace Brother. We would also like to offer prayers for the family, Blood and Blue and friends of Officer Buechner. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

Betsy Logan5/23/2019

I am so very, very sorry for your family's loss. This senseless act of violence is so disturbing and I know very hard for your family to deal with. I thank you and Officer Buechner for all you have done to protect our community. Being a police officer's wife and family has to be one of the hardest things to do. Seeing them leave everyday to protect people who you don't even know sometimes doesn't make sense. What a great sacrifice you and Officer Buechner have made for the city of Auburn. My nephew is a fire fighter in Washington D.C and I worry every day he goes to work. I still can't imagine the pain you are feeling right now. I hope that you can find comfort during this most difficult time, share the memories you have of him with others and keep his memory alive. Also know that God is a god of comfort and will comfort us in all our trials (2 Corinthians 1:3,4). He also provides comfort in the hope that we will see our loved ones again by means of the resurrection (John 11:25). I know it may not be much comfort now in the beginning stages of your grief but hope that it will eventually. I know I am not alone in wanting to express my deepest sympathy to your whole family. I know one of your next door neighbors and I was so impressed to see all the blue lights on the neighbors porches when I was over there yesterday. We are all grieving with you and pray that you find comfort as you continue to go on and raise your beautiful children.

Officer Andrew Vickers5/23/2019

My deepest and sincere condolences go out to Officer Buechner and his family. I thank you for service. You gave the ultimate sacrifice; and for that, we will always have you and your families 6.

Kathy Taylor5/23/2019

So sorry for your loss. My heart truly goes out to his family, friends, fellow police officers, and Auburn community. May you find peace and comfort during these difficult times. May God bless you all.

James Schassler5/23/2019

Rest in peace brother.

Carlos rabren5/23/2019

RIP Brother Officer

Sammy Evans II5/23/2019

Thank you for your service from one Blue to another Blue. I will continue to pray for your family.

Phil and Cheryl Sport 5/23/2019

RIP Brother, we will always have your six.

Major Z.L. Dean and Family5/23/2019

I didn't know Officer Buechner's personally but I consider him to be family because we both swore to protect and serve. So on behalf of The Dean's family I salute you Officer Buechner's you made us proud and as a fellow officer of the law you will always be a hero in my eyes.Last my prayers go out to your family. Love Major Z.L. Dean from The Montgomery police Department and The Dean Family.

Officer Dentry C. Perkins and Tish Floyd Perkins 5/23/2019

I served alongside Beek at APD for 11 of his 13 years. Beek was the best. Always a smile. Always a sense of humor. I will miss you my friend. Until we meet again. Damn few do what we go down range to do for our community. Love you brother.

Pam Spinks5/23/2019

Sending my heartfelt Prayers to the family. I can say Officer Buechner was awesome. May God give the family, fiends and coworkers the strength they need to get through this terrible tragedy!!

Deborah Erwin Williams5/22/2019

I do not know Officer Buechner, but I wanted to pay my respects to this officer & his family. To his family & friends, and to his Law Enforcement family: You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry that this happened. God bless each of you, and keep you all safe. To this HERO: God speed young man! You are the very definition of a true hero, along with your fellow officers! I thank you for serving your community so honorably.

Anne Foote5/22/2019

Bill and Suzy and Sara, We were so saddened to hear about BJ's death. Just breaks our hearts. Suzy, We just know that your Mom and Dad welcomed him with open arms. Praying for your family's peace and comfort. Jim and Anne Foote

Katherine5/22/2019

God opened up Heaven's gates and welcomed our beloved officer William (Will) Buechner home. Forever in our hearts.

Anne Johns5/22/2019

I want to express my deepest sympathies to your family as well as to the Auburn PD and community, for the loss of such a wonderful man that gave so much. Our police officers are the heroes that put their lives on the line every day to keep the citizens and community safe; and they don't do it for the praise and certainly not for the money, but because they want to serve and make the world a better place. Will is at peace now, he served us well. Thank you to our law enforcement officers everywhere.

Jennifer Freeland5/22/2019

Our hearts have been filled with sadness this week after such a senseless loss. I never saw you without a smile on your face and a joy for doing the work you loved in the community you loved. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and all of APD.

John A. Harris5/22/2019

Linda and I are very sorry for your loss. Our condolences to Will's family, Sara Buechner, Henry, Mckenna, Bill and Suzy Buechner, Aunt Amy, Uncle Bill, all my wonderful cousins.

Sheila A. Reynolds5/22/2019

Such a senseless loss. Rest in peace young man. You will never be forgotten for your 13 years of service, courage, and selfless acts as an LEO. May God bless your family, family in blue, and friends with strength and peace as they grieve your loss.

Scott Claxton 5/22/2019

Thank you for your service my thoughts and prayers are with your family and your brother and sister in blue God bless you sir .

Wendy “Coach” Bryan5/22/2019

Rest In Peace Will. Thank you for your service in our troubled world... it does NOT go unnoticed and your life made a difference for many others. Grace... no one can imagine your heart break. Keep your Faith and be strong for your precious children. You will find strength that you never knew you had. God Bless You and All of Yours.

Tom Dawes5/21/2019

Here visiting with my family - heartbroken for his family and his Police family also-

Michael S berleue5/21/2019

I'm so sorry for the loss of Officer Buechner I had known him when I worked traffic for another company my heart is broken ?? for words R.I.P

Lisa Swanzy5/21/2019

To the Buechner Family: I did NOT know Officer Buechner personally; however, he sounds like a VERY FINE gentleman and officer! I am SO VERY SORRY for your tragic loss as a family and for the Auburn Police Department as a whole. ALL of you have my deepest sympathies and support! I hope ALL your WONDERFUL memories bring GREAT comfort during this difficult time. The Alabama law enforcement community has a GIANT hole to fill with Officer Buechner's death. Thank you to the Buechner family for the service and sacrifice your family has made and to area law enforcement as well! Take comfort in KNOWING that Auburn and the surrounding areas SUPPORT ALL of YOU! Officer Buechner has crossed that gorgeous blue and orange river to now reside with Almighty God where he can be a guardian angel for all of you and the Auburn faithful! Rest well, Brave Warrior, as you have EARNED it! Deepest condolences, Lisa Swanzy Newbern & Opelika, AL

Larry Fogarty 5/21/2019

I didn't know Officer Will. But my heart aches for his family. May God bless his family in their time of sorry. Thank you Will for your protection and you keeping Auburn safe. RIP A fallen hero.

Mapco #75135/21/2019

We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends. He was a great person and we enjoyed the long conversation and feeling of comfort he brought to us.

Theresa5/21/2019

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'm so sorry for your lost. Although I didn't know officer Will, it still touches my heart. May Jehovah give you comfort at this difficult time. Rev 21:3,4, he will wipe out every tear from your eyes and death will be no more.

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