William C. (Bucky) Buchanan Iii

October 1, 2018


William C. "Bucky"' Buchanan, III

Ocala, FL - William C. "Bucky"' Buchanan, III passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018. 

He was born in Providence, RI 1948 to William C. Buchanan, Sr. and Ruby (Jones) Buchanan. He graduated from Hartford High School in 1965 and began working at New England Telephone as a lineman. He continued working for them and their successors until he retired as a manager in 1994 from Verizon.

Bucky is survived by his wife Dianne, his daughter Heather Rylant of Colchester, VT, his son William C. Buchanan, IV (Katie) of Westminster, MA, a step-son Robert Bleau (Vicki) of Manchester, NH, a sister Charlene (Wayne) Farnsworth of Rumney, NH, a sister Ruby (Robert) Runnals of Randolph, VT, three grandsons; Joshua and Jared Rylant, and Dylan Bleau, and one granddaughter Emily Buchanan.

He was predeceased by his parents William and Ruby Buchanan.

Visiting hours will be Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 3:00pm - 6:00pm at Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex Junction. A prayer service will follow at 6:00pm at the same location. Interment will be Friday, October 12 at 10:00am at Resurrection Park Catholic Cemetery, Hinesburg Road, South Burlington. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

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Visiting hours
October 11, 2018

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home
9 Pleasant Street
Essex, VT 05452

Prayer Service
October 11, 2018

6:00 PM
Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home
9 Pleasant Street
Essex, VT 05452

October 12, 2018

10:00 AM
Resurrection Park
200 Hinesburg Rd.
South Burlington, VT 05401

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