Olugbenga (Buckso) Francis Falope
  • 49 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 15, 1965
  • Date of passing: Oct 1, 2015
To live in the hearts of those who love you is not to die.
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Olugbenga (Buckso) Falope, 49, born on November 15, 1965 and passed away on October 1, 2015. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by ladi olaleye on 2nd October 2017

"Buckso, hmmm... continue to rest in perfect peace old chap.
We still remember your unique jokes."

This tribute was added by Joko Falope on 2nd October 2017

"Buckso, it's been 2 years and a day, how time flies still missing you and wishing you were here but God Knows best my brother!
A funny thing happened on saturday that brought your loss home to us again!
We went to Ife to  go pay tribute to Baba after a year, you know now. Bros Monday came over in the morning to visit and gp with us. In the course of jisting, he insulted us small by saying "kanni Gbenga ni now he would have called and said Egbon mo wa ni Ife, mo sese de like 5 minutes ago, mo n bo wa bayin ni ile", We apologised and then he mentioned that he wanted to run for some kind of elected post and went further to say if Gbenga was alive now he wouldn't have mentioned it to us at all cos you and him were always on the same wavelength. We laughed over it, but  it brought you back to us again!
I couldn't write anything for you yesterday it marked 2 years of your passing, cos we were on our way back from Ife what a journey.
Oh yes, lest i forget Muyiwa's dad passed on Saturday! What a loss, the last male Falope of that generation has gone!
Dear brother continue to rest in peace knowing that we are coping. We will always miss and love you, Amao!"

This tribute was added by ladi olaleye on 16th November 2016

"Happy birthday Bucks...continue to rest in peace."

This tribute was added by WA Falope on 15th November 2016

"Happy birthday egbon. Toksy"

This tribute was added by WA Falope on 1st October 2016

"Not sure what to say. I just give thanks to God in all things and all circumstances. Strong and wonderful. Wow!!! You must be entertaining quite a few people in heaven. I remember a quote Baba loved when he was teaching Buckso English literature for GCE or A levels.

'Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard. 
It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will comes.'

This captures your essence. God bless you and us who are still here.


This tribute was added by Bashy Alade on 1st October 2016


This tribute was added by Olabode Animashaun on 13th August 2016

"Buckso, may your soul rest in peace. Now that you re in heaven smiling down on us."

This tribute was added by Joko Falope on 3rd February 2016

"Gbenga my brother, they say those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day.
Unseen, unheard, but always near; still loved, still missed and very dear.
It was 4 months on Monday, continue to rest in peace dear!

- Anonymous"

This tribute was added by joko falope on 15th November 2015

"Buckso happy 50th, how great it would have been if you had been here I'm sure if I hadn't been able to come to Lagos for your birthday I would have hailed you all day. Amao, Gbenga rest on in peace brother all you left behind will be watched and sustained by the grace of God! Rest in peace Egbon till we meet to part no more!"

This tribute was added by Holla Richie on 15th November 2015

"With all his greatness and accomplishments, Uncle Gbenga will be missed more for his giving personality, charisma, caring for others, love and most of all his HEART!! I can recollect vividly back in 2011 you spoke to me as a father and I kept those words in my Upstairs which is still working for me till date............. It was so painful you go so soon and Happy 50th Birthday.... Rest in peace Engr. Gbenga Falope....."

This tribute was added by WA Falope on 15th November 2015

"Happy 50th birthday Brother Gbenga, We spoke about your concerns, hopes, dreams, ambitions for yourself, children and family last august du ring my visit. During our chat you became a born again christain and said the prayer of faith. This was my consolation during our time of grief. You went soon but when I think about you I remember only good things. This leaves me with hope for the future, for your later days will be greater than your former. This is my prayer for those you have left behind. We remain stronlg as a family and know that we will overcome. Awe' as your were affectionately called, you impacted your generation. It was a privilege to have known you and been your brother over the past 45 years. I love you and know you are in a better place. May our God of peace be with you now and forever more. Toks"

This tribute was added by Eniola Osho on 13th October 2015

"Gbenga I'm still somewhere between shocked and surprised at your demise. Words can't be enough for me to talk about you. You were just too down to earth always and in all ways. Gbenga sleep easy God is awake. Adieu!"

This tribute was added by Adebowale Adeyemi on 12th October 2015

"Buckso, you were a friend in deed, ready to pluck out your eyes if it would aid a friend. You are the last person I expected to hear this sad development about. I remember the delight when we saw each other in camp for nysc,  even after serving we would all meet at your office at least 2x  a week, before we decided our next move. I remember vividly your engagement and wedding ceremony and the pride with which JK kept saying my son, my son on that glorious day. Buckso I can only remember pleasant things about you, one thing is strange though, I never ever saw you loose your cool, nor ever raised your voice in anger. Now I will never learn the secret of how you kept so calm. Adieu my dear brother, till we meet again."

This tribute was added by nike adegoke on 12th October 2015

"Gbenga,I Never Once Imagined I Would Have To Write An Eulogy...I've Thought Very Hard To Write Something....Oye Olorun Sha TBH!

You Were My Twin Brother,We Always Had A Go At Our Birth Dates,Yours Was 15-11-65,Mine Is 23-11-65,We Had Our Childhood Moments,You Were Always Insisting You Was The Eldest Twin By Eight Days....We Forever Argued Over That,I Remember Your GCI Days,When Dad JK,Left You With Us,My Dad,Uncle Debiyi Adegoke,When Dad Was In The Us,We Had Lovely Childhood Memories,Not A Care In The World,Our Holidays At Rumens Road(28B,Never To Be Forgotten!,It Stands Out Well In My Memory,We Watched Saturday Night Fever All Of Us,In the Big Living Room....I Bet You're Thinking,How Come I Still Remember,The Secret Is,I Never Forget,Blissful Childhood Memories Are Never Forgotten! Wow,For Me To Be Writing An Eulogy,Well I'm Glad I Can Share Wonderful Memories...To The Entire Families,May God Give Us The Strength To Bear The Loss...Goodnight Twin Brother"

This tribute was added by Abayomi olaleye on 12th October 2015

"Uncle I did not know you well at all but my father told me how special you were,may you rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Joko Falope on 12th October 2015

"Buckso na wah oh. You laid there and couldn't harass me, you would say" Iya Wole" oh sorry Jb ........! I will miss you sooooo much, I already am cos you were one of a kind! Continue to rest in the Lord my dear brother! I love you lots! Rest egbon mi!"

This tribute was added by Adebisi Ogunode on 11th October 2015

"Bugsy, adieu.... I cannot believe this. But, one has to accept the inevitable. Rest in the Lord, my peoples. We were classmates from class one. You were in Grier, I was in Field. Adieu once again. Till we meet again"

This tribute was added by Yomi Jinadu on 9th October 2015

"Uncle Buckso, I remember you were leaving Hyper Villa when I was coming in but your memories were are all written all over the walls of the place. Your smile and joy of being around you in school was fun. So sad to hear you have left us to great beyond where angels meet to celebrate. RIP"

This tribute was added by gregory ogun on 8th October 2015

""Bucks", may your lovely soul rest in peace.  You brought lots of joy to many and your departure brings lofts of reflection. Rest in peace Gbenga till we meet again. Good night!!!"

This tribute was added by ladi olaleye on 8th October 2015

"Hmmm...goodnight Bucks. You have done your part. Sleep tight till we meet to part no more. I shall miss knowing you are somewhere making some people feel good about themselves.
Bye for now 'King of Boys'."

This tribute was added by Bashy Alade on 7th October 2015

"God bless the dead. Adieu!"

This tribute was added by tolu aiyedun on 7th October 2015

"Uncle Gbenga Heaven has a new Angel. Rest In Peace."

This tribute was added by Simon Dasaolu on 6th October 2015

"I don't know where to start from and if I start am not sure if this platform is big enough for me to say how I feel..but to God be the Glory. .. I will miss you"

This tribute was added by Daba Falope on 6th October 2015

"Brother Gbenga, am still in shock that you are gone but I know you in better place. Rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Hakeem Raji on 6th October 2015

"Gbenga, I remember way back in 1977 when I first joined GCI straight from london and easy pray, even bough you were my classmate you took time out of your busy schedule to torment me in my first month in GCI, it all came to a head when we went to the armoury to have it out and even bough none of us was the victor it would be my first and last fight in the school.
We never did become close friends but we had a mutual respect for each other and even after leaving school we still had a couple of drinks together.
It's really sad to hear another one of our set has gone once again and it shows that we are no longer the small boys who went to school together but now men with our own family to look after and all of us are moving nearer to the end of our life's,
May your soul rest in peace and one day we will all meet up there once again and you can once again show me the ropes.."

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