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David Walter Buchanan, Sr.

July 25, 1948 January 4, 2019
David Walter Buchanan, Sr.
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Obituary for David Walter Buchanan, Sr.

David Walter Buchanan, Sr., 70, of Nottingham, PA, passed away, Friday, January 4, 2019, at Coatesville Medical Affairs Medical Center.

He was the husband of Carol Ann Small Buchanan with whom they shared 53 years of marriage.

Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Andrew H., Sr. and Elizabeth West Buchanan.

David was a veteran of the US Army, served in the Vietnam War 101st Airborne and was honored with the Bronze Star Medal.

He graduated from P.S. DuPont High School and played football baseball and wrestled. He also played softball in local leagues.

He retired from DuPont Experimental Station, Wilmington, DE as a chemical engineer.

David was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan.

He is survived by two sons, David W. Buchanan, Jr. of Wilmington, DE and Michael B. Buchanan (Mari) of Darlington, MD; two daughters, Janet L. Matarese (Gerard) and Kimberly Jarrell (David) all of Wilmington, DE; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Andrew Buchanan and William Buchanan.

A memorial service with full military honors will be held 10:00 am Friday, January 18, 2019 at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd., Bear, DE.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Veterans Coatesville Hospice, 1400 Black Horse Hill Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320, St. Jude Children’s Hospital Research, ATTN: Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

Arrangements are being handled by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.
On-line condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.


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10:00 AM 1/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery

2465 Chesapeake City Road
Bear, Delaware 19701

Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Road Bear 19701 Delaware
United States

Memorial Contribution

Veterans Coatesville Hospice

1400 Black Horse Hill Road
Coatesville, PA 19320

St Jude Children's Research Hospital

PO Box 1000
Dept. 142
Memphis, TN 38148-0424

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Office of Development
2900 Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
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