Peacefully at his Oliphant home surrounded by friends and family, on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. John Gordon Buchanan at the age of 72 years. Devoted husband and best friend to Fairlene "Fairy" (nee Skene) for 38 years. Loving father of Charlene (Dale Cornfield), of Oliphant; Shaun Winch (Sandra), of Park Head; Shane Winch, of Owen Sound; Bob Buchanan (Aggie), of North Carolina; Keith Buchanan (late Sue), of Brampton; Todd Buchanan, of Barrie; and Tammy (Rob Van Velden), of Markdale. Cherished grandfather of 16 and great-grandfather of 5. Brother of Linda (Phil Steffler), of Shallow Lake, David Buchanan (Joyce), and Ruth Anne (Tim Fries), all of Wiarton; and brother-in-law of Helen Porter, Marj Smith, Harriet Skene, and Joyce Skene, all of Wiarton, and Lorne Dennis, of Vancouver. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Ruth; 12 brothers-in-law; and 7 sisters-in-law. Family invite you to gather with them for visitation at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Monday, August 19, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service to celebrate Gord's life will be conducted from the Chapel on Tuesday August 20 at 1 o'clock. Interment in Balsam Grove Cemetery, Oliphant. Donations to the Friends of Gateway, RCL Br. 208 Ladies Auxilary, or to the VON would be appreciated.
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