James A. Buchanan, 84, of Heidelberg passed away on April 18, 2017, at his residence.
Graveside services will be Friday at McGill Cemetery at 10 a.m. Brother Wayne Johnson will officiate.
Mr. Buchanan retired from the U. S. Army with 22 years of service. He served in the Vietnam War and was a military policeman. Mr. Buchanan was well-decorated, having received two Bronze Star medals, in addition to many other medals during his career.
He was preceded in death by his son Kenneth (Kenny) Buchanan; father Eugene Buchanan; mother Cammie McFarland Buchanan; and brother Elton Buchanan.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Eloise Reeves Buchanan; daughter Judy Hicks (Mark); two sons, Steve Buchanan (Betty) and Kevin Buchanan (Melissa); grandsons Bryan Hicks and Hunter Buchanan; step-grandson Cody Dearman; granddaughter Makenzie Buchanan; step-granddaughter Abbi Dearman, all of Heidelberg; granddaughter Rya Hicks of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and brother Carlton Buchanan of Sandersville.
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