Stephen Ray Buchanan, 73, of DeWitt, IL passed away at 12:27 PM, October 17, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL.


Graveside services will be 11 AM Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Kenney, IL.  There will be no visitation.  The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.


Memorials may be directed to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.


Stephen was born January 17, 1947 in Clinton, IL the son of Earl and Mildred Leona (Shores) Buchanan.  He married Donita Ann Rousey on November 18, 1966 in Kenney, IL.  She passed away February 7, 2018.


Survivors include his children, Melissa (Heath) Peek, Clinton, IL and Kimberly (Michael Alwood) Buchanan, Springfield, IL, 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandsons and 2 great-granddaughters, sister, Adele (Steve) Lenchner, Clinton, IL, brother, David Earl (Linda) Buchanan, Clinton, IL, and half-sister, Vicki Buchanan, Clinton, IL.


He was preceded in death by his parents.


Stephen retired from Revere Copper & Brass, Clinton, IL after 34 years of service as a Shipping and Receiving Clerk. He also built and remodeled homes for many years and enjoyed crossword puzzles.


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