Amy Rebecca Wetmore Buckley, age 30

Lost to gun violence on November 17, 2016 in Stafford, Virginia.

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  • Nickname:
  • Number of children:
    6 2 of the most precious, beautiful little angel girls that ever graced our planet
  • Personality:
    3 Loving and devoted Mother, beloved daughter and sister, kind, helpful
    7 She touched everyone she met; loved nature, animals (to include marine animals)
    2 Loved all things beautiful and uplfiting; loved history and learning
    3 Her goal was to get a phD in marine biology
    1 Fun loving, adventurous, creative, talented, loved life
    3 Volunteered at Utah zoo (giraffes), DC zoo (elephants)
    2 She was a loving, faithful, devoted, supoortive wife
    2 Loved to travel
    3 Loved the beach
    1 Loved Geneaology and Family History work
    1 Exercise and fitness fanatic
    2 Loved going to parks and museums
    7 Very devoted to family and especially loved visiting her Wetmore family in CT
    1 Flutist
    1 Fell in love with dolphins at a very young age
    1 Loved traveling
    2 She loved living in Germany for 3 years and all the countries we got to visit while there
    2 Loved History, particularly about the Civil War
    1 Great cook, and an AMAZING baker!
  • Occupation:
    1 Stay at home, devoted Mom; occasionally subbed at schools
  • Workplace:
    1 Worked at Nelson Labs in Salt Lake City, Utah
    1 Substitute school teacher
    1 Friendlys
    1 Cracker Barrel
    1 Bath and Body Works
    1 Giant Grocery Store
  • Schools attended:
    1 Graduated from Stafford High School, Bachelors degree in biology from BYU-Idaho
    2 Planned to pursue her phD in Marine Biology
  • Comments:
    1 Devastated and shattered hearts left behind
    2 Condolences to Family
    6 Tragic, what beautiful girls
    1 Rest in Peace 🐦
    3 She and her babies were horrifically murdered by her own husband
    1 You were so Beautiful..Rest in Peace 🐦
    1 and pain will be no more💐
    6 Murdered by her husband, whom she ADORED and stuck by faithfully
    2 Happy Mother's Day in Heaven 2018
    2 very sorry for your lost...such beautiful souls
    2 3 beautiful Angels. R.I.P.
    3 I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to all of you.
    1 Last woman on earth who should have ever been taken so cruelly like this!
    6 What a monster i dont care if that was her husband sad
    5 My darling daugher loved and supported him and was so faithful and loving, and look what he did!!!!
    2 Beautiful picture thanks for the update.
    3 A beautiful person inside and out. The world was better with you and your girls here.
    4 Amy’s parents were prohibited by murderer’s parents from designing their own daughter’s headstone
    3 The above cruelly further broke their shattered heart. So so cruel of them
    7 Happy 35th birthday in Heaven my beautiful, forever beloved daughter. EXCRUCIATINGLY MISSED.
    1 I am so so sorry for all your family has had to endure. I can't even imagine
    1 I will keep you in my prayers
    1 Happy Thanksgiving in Heaven to the three brightest lights there.
    1 Mom/Mimi, Dad/Papa love and miss you all beyond words.
    2 2021 Merry Christmas in heaven our beloved Amy. Mom, Dad, Sarah
    2 Happy Heavenly 36th birthday. You are so loved, so missed
    4 Murderers parents also responsible because they supplied him with the gun
    2 2022 You should be here getting so excited about your girls first day of school (2nd and 6th grades)

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