Dr. Herbert Elmer Buchner Sr., 66, passed away on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 in Virginia Beach. Born on January 30th, 1949 in Erie, PA, he was the son of the late William and Anna Buchner and husband of Elaine Buchner. Dr. Buchner was a retired aviation mechanic and flight engineer for the U.S. Navy. His passion was aviation, and he taught at several local universities.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Monica Diette and her husband, Bert Lancaster; a son, Buddy Buchner; three sisters, Pam Hampshire and her husband, Scott of WA, Sandra Button and her husband, John, and Brenda Jackson and her husband, Dave, all of PA; five grandchildren, Gavin Diette, Brycen Buchner, Carson Diette, Chase Lancaster, and Chad Lancaster; a niece, Kim Groll, her husband, John, and their son, John; and two nephews, Scott Vinson, IV and his son, Scott Vinson, V, and Adam Jackson. He was preceded in death by a brother, William Buchner.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans’ Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, Virginia 23434. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. (http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/VAR/Donate)
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