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Obituary: James (Jim) Buchanan

James (Jim) Buchanan 1913 ~ 2005 COALVILLE - James (Jim) Buchanan, age 91, passed away peacefully September 13, 2005, in Heber City Care Center, of causes incident to age. Jim was born November 12, 1913 in Coalville, Utah to George Buchanan and Mary Weir Salmon Buchanan. He lived in Grass Creek, Utah in his early years and attended school in North Summit School District. He joined the Signal Corps of United States Army in 1941 and served in the Philippine Islands until 1945 when he returned home. He worked for many years in the coal mines in Coalville, and also as a farmer. Jim was a quiet, reserved person, who loved to watch all sports on television. He also enjoyed going to nice restaurants. He was a member of the Coalville Second Ward, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is survived by no immediate family, other than cousins, Marselle B. Williams, and Helen B. Thiriot, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, three brothers and four sisters. Appreciation is extended to the staff and nurses at Rocky Mountain Care in Heber City for their loving care of Jim. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 19th in the Walker Mortuary, Coalville, Utah at 1:00 p.m. Friends may call at the mortuary one hour prior to services. Interment Coalville City Cemetery. Email condolences to the family at