James F. Buchanan Sr., 79, of Arcanum, OH, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital.
He was born Wednesday, December 9, 1936 in Madison, IN, a son of the late Frank and Lavina (Harsin) Buchanan.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his second wife, Della (Cooper) Clifton Buchanan in 2006, son, James F. Buchanan Jr. step father, Printies McGuire, step granddaughter, Casandra Clifton and step great granddaughter, Makenzie Morrison.
James retired in 1974 after 20 years in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at Service Beauty Supply in Greenville from 1977 until 1999.
James is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Debra Hunt of Greenville and Patricia and Tom Carr of Newburg, OR; step sons, George and Kathy Clifton of New Madison, Ralph and Kimberly Clifton of Troy, and Randy Clifton of Gettysburg; step daughters, Mary Sue and Rod Brickler of Vernal, UT and Mallie and Robert Case of Bradford; 33 grandchildren; 62 great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery with full military honors.
Family and friends my visit from 10:00 am until time of service at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, July 26,2016 also at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions by be made to American Lung Association or to the American Heart Association,
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com