James Buchanan

James “Tiny” Buchanan was born June 25, 1963, in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Ernest Eugene and Mary Jane Buchanan. He attended LDF High School.
On Oct. 5, 1990, James was united in marriage to Tina Carr in Custer, S.D.
He was employed by Midwest Manufacturing as a forklift driver. James was a member of Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever.
James was a family man. He enjoyed going to the casino with his family, vacationing in the Black Hills of South Dakota with friends and family, watching Western movies with his mom, logging with his father in South Dakota, attending dirt track races and being a part of the pit crew with his brother-in- law, going to his children’s activities and most importantly, spending time with his family and friends.
James, of Gilman, Iowa, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at his home and under the care of the Iowa River Hospice Home. He was 56.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Mary Buchanan; niece, Kimberley; great-nephew, Koale; as well as grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family.
James is survived by his wife of almost 29 years, Tina; children, Jesse James (Alexandra) Buchanan, Michael Eugene Buchanan and Alexis Marie Buchanan; siblings, Steve Buchanan, Dennis (Karen) Buchanan, Marcia (Jeff) Stowe and Jean (Loren) Sieck; many nieces, nephews, friends, other family members; his fur babies, Kirra Jo, Buddy Crown, Bandit and Marshmallow; as well as other family.
A celebration of life for Jameswill be held at a later date in the summer of 2020. 
Memorials may be directed to the family. For more information or to send condolences visit mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234.

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