May 30, 1927 – December 17, 2022
Lincoln, Nebraska – John T (Buck) Buchanan died December 17, 2022. He grew up in Omaha NE and attended Central High. At 17 Buck enlisted in the US Navy where he served as an Aviation Machinist’s Mate during WWII. Following his service, he graduated with both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Omaha University, now UNO. For 35 years Buck owned and managed RENZE Display Co. which is still owned by the Buchanan family. Besides his love of family, his passion was focused on his love of Automobiles, Aviation, and History.
Preceding in death was Buck’s wife of 62 years Kathryn and oldest son Bruce.
He is survived by his 2nd wife Genny, Bruce’s wife Linda, daughter Mary Mach (Keith), and son Douglas (Dawn) nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in the spring. The family asks that donations are sent to the Commemorative Air Force Museum at 2012 N Greenfield Rd. Mesa AZ 85215.
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