Senior Airman William Buchanan

July 21, 1996-Feb. 16, 2018

Senior Airman William

“Bucky” Buchanan, 21,

Minot, formerly of Ivor,

VA, passed away Febru-

ary 16, 2018 from injuries

sustained in a motor vehi-

cle accident.

William was born July

21, 1996, in Raleigh,

North Carolina and joined

the United States Air

Force after high school to

serve his country. William

served as a Security

Forces Specialist with the

91st Security Forces

Group, 791st Missile

Security Forces Squadron,

at Minot AFB, ND. He had

a passion for writing and

wanted to be a Gaming

Script Writer one day.

He is survived by: his

mother and father, Terri

and Charles Buchanan,

Ivor, VA; his sister, Gayle

Buchanan, currently sta-

tioned in Petaluma, CA;

his maternal

grandparents, Ann Luthy

and Richard Luthy of

Newport, NC, paternal

grandparents, Dave and

Elaine Buchanan of

Raleigh, NC; his aunt,

Carol Luthy of Seneca

Falls, NY; his aunt, uncle,

and cousins, Aimee,

Bruce, Taylor, and Bryan

Buchanan of Elkton, VA;

cousins, Ben Bianchini of

Bellefontaine, OH and

Christine Smith of

Raleigh, NC.

Will was greatly loved

and will be greatly


Funeral: A funeral ser-

vice will be held Monday,

February 26, 2018, at

11:30 a.m. at Calvary

Seventh-day Adventist

Church, 1200 17th St.

Newport News, VA 23607.

Burial: Interment with

full military honors will

follow at Albert G. Hor-

ton, Jr. Memorial Veterans

Cemetery, Suffolk, VA.

Memorial donations

may be made to the Cal-

vary Pathfinder Club,

1200 17th St. Newport

News, VA 23607.

Local arrangements

were entrusted to

Thompson-Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot, ND.

Arrangements in Virginia

are being cared for by Parr

Funeral Home, Suffolk,

VA. (www.parr

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