June 1, 2015
Richard L. Buchanan, 65, of London, died peacefully at his home Monday, June 1, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones, after a brief battle with cancer.
Born Jan. 27, 1950 in Delaware, Ohio to the late Francis and Ferrell Jean (Bush) Buchanan. He was a Vietnam Veteran with the United States Army and had been employed at the Madison Correctional Institution for more than 30 years.
He was a loving husband to Tonya and a loving father to six kids, son, Troy (Wendy) Dillion of London, daughter, Bobbie (Brian) Sollars of London, son, Michael (Theresa) Buchanan of London, daughter, Jennifer (Bruce) Daily of Bloomingburg, son, James (Glenda) Kuebler of Bloomingburg, daughter, Ashley Kuebler of London. He was a loving grandfather to Aaron and Logan Dillion, Alexis and Makayla Sollars, Destiny, Tori, and Kameryn Buchanan, Oshzina and Jonathan Colwell, Lexi and Kaci Daily, and Weston Kuebler. Also survived by his sister, Vicky Clifton of London; brother, Seymore Buchanan of Mechanicsburg; brothers-in-law: Mike (Vikki) Hodge, Hank (Kami) Hodge; sisters-in-law, Nancy (Richard) Matson, Teri (Jon) Ellars; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends of Madison Correctional Institution.
Richard was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Elmer Clifton; two nieces, Kristen and Kwen Buchanan; father-in-law and mother-in-law, William and Mildred Rush.
Friends are invited to call at the Rader-Lynch & Dodds Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 E. High St., London, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m Thursday, June 4, where a funeral service will celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2015, with the Reverend Mike Hodge and Pastor Steve Kirby officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, London.
Memorial contributions may be made in Richard's memory to: Loving Care Hospice, 56 S. Oak St., London.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at: www.rldfuneralhome.com.