COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Floyd Buckner a long time Colleton County Council member died Saturday morning according to the Colleton County Coroner's Office.
According to the county Buckner has served 26 years on the Colleton County Council.
The coroner's office says Buckner died at home from an illness he's been battling for a long time.
Buckner had a master's degree in education and retired from the Colleton County School District after 39 years of service.
He was also a former publisher for the Dispatch Newspaper.
Buckner was 69-years-old when he died. He leaves behind his wife, his son, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.