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

missed.

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

funeralhome.com)

Those wishing to sign

the online register and

share memories may ac-

cess the online obituaries

section at

(www.thompson

larson.com).