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James Owen Buchanan

March 15, 1940 February 25, 2020
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Obituary for James Owen Buchanan

James Owen Buchanan, Sr., age 79, of Oswego, IL, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL.

He was born March 15, 1940 in Greentop, MO, the son of Henry Dolph and Edith Pearl nee Riley Buchanan.

Prior to his retirement, James worked as a supervisor for Western Electric Company in Montgomery, IL. He was of the Christian faith and in his younger years enjoyed playing softball, bowling, and riding motorcycles. He was a golf enthusiast, an avid reader, gardener, joke teller, and a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years Pearl Jean Buchanan, children Debbie (Lance) Wolfe, Jim (Jennifer) Buchanan, Jr., Lisamarie Green, Stacia (Benjamin) Shafer, Malia (Christopher) Nelson, Destiny (David Wachter) Buchanan, grandchildren Nathan Wolfe, Christopher Wolfe, Sara (Paul) Koplin, Whitney Wolfe, Owen Wolfe, Lauren Buchanan, Grace Buchanan, Caroline Buchanan, Jessica Fahnestock, Taylor (Sean) Davidson, Evan Shafer, Gavin Shafer, CJ Nelson, Meadow Nelson, and Raivyn Nelson., great-grandchildren Kole Koplin, Hunter Koplin, Fisher Koplin, Jaxson Yonkman, Haven DeKing, Liam Davidson, Finn Davidson, and Liam Nelson and a brother Arthur (Jacetta) Buchanan.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 1:00 PM until a memorial service at 4:00 PM at DUNN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME with CREMATORY, 1801 S. Douglas Road, Oswego, IL 60543.

Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association.

For information: 630/554-3888 or www.dunnfamilyfuneralhome.com

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Sunday

8

Mar

1:00 PM 3/8/2020 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3/8/2020 4:00:00 PM
Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory

1801 South Douglas Road
P.O. Box 665
Oswego, IL 60543

Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory
1801 South Douglas Road Oswego 60543 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

8

Mar

4:00 PM 3/8/2020 4:00:00 PM
Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory

1801 South Douglas Road
P.O. Box 665
Oswego, IL 60543

Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory
1801 South Douglas Road Oswego 60543 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association, 300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606

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