John M. Buchanan, 74, of Leavenworth, Ks, went to be with the lord on Monday, March 11, 2013 at St. John hospital in Leavenworth, Ks.
John was born in 1938 in Atchison, Ks and accepted Jesus as his savior at an early age at Ebenezer Baptist Church and was a member of Sunflower Baptist Church. He graduated from Washburn University in Topeka, Ks and was married in 1960. He worked for the Federal Government as an auditor for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn, his daughter, Melanie, two sons John Jr. (Lisa) and Chris (Stephanie), two sisters, Darla Butler of Denver, Co and Amelia Jones of Kansas City, Ks, a brother, Henry (Maxine) of Atchison, Ks, his grandchildren John III and Natalie and many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Davis Funeral Chapel in Leavenworth, Ks. The family will greet friends one hour prior to services beginning at 10:00 a.m. and burial will to be at Mt. Gillin in Atchison, Ks with a celebration of life reception at the Riverside Community Center in Leavenworth, Ks from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Condolences may sent to www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com