US Air Force

USAF SMSgt. (Ret.) George E. "Buck" Buchhalter, Sr.

February 21, 1934 ~ May 9, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

USAF SMSgt. (Ret.) George E. "Buck" Buchhalter, Sr. Obituary

USAF SMSgt. (Ret.) George E. “Buck” Buchhalter, Sr., age 89 of Fairborn, passed away Tuesday May 9, 2023 at the OSU Medical Center.  He was born February 21, 1934 in Camden, NJ. 

Buck served his country in the US Air Force as a KC-135 boom operator, retiring in 1971 at the rank of Senior Master Sergeant; and followed with employment in civil service, retiring after over 35 years of combined federal service.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Audrey Stapleton; a sister; and a brother.  Survivors include two sons, George E. Buchhalter, Jr. and Mike (Kim) Buchhalter; six grandchildren; and a great grandson.

Services will take place on Thursday May 18, 2023 at 6:00 P.M. at the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn.  Beginning at 6:00 P.M. will be a VFW honors ceremony, followed by a Masonic service, and concluding with a memorial service officiated by family friend, Fred Domicone. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fairborn Senior Center.     

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Services

Memorial Gathering
Thursday
May 18, 2023

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Belton-Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Memorial Service
Thursday
May 18, 2023

6:00 PM
Belton-Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Donations

Fairborn Senior Center
325 N. Third St., Fairborn OH 45324
Tel: 1-937-878-4141
Web: http://www.fairbornseniors.org

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