JOHNSTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Richard V. Buchwalter, age 84, formerly of Johnston Township, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at UH Geauga Medical Center in Claridon, Ohio, surrounded by his family.
He was born November 18, 1934, in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of John L. Buchwalter and Miriam (Westbaker) Buchwalter.
A resident of Johnston Township since 1956, he was a lifelong dairy farmer and enjoyed working with the cattle and the land.
He was a member of the Johnston Federated Church; an active member of the Trumbull County Farm Bureau; a former 4-H advisor and a consistent blood donor to the American Red Cross. He was an avid fair goer and enjoyed cattle and machinery shows.
He is survived by four daughters, Cindy Brostek, Barbara Grecar, Linda (Harold) Kemery and Ruth (Troy) Palich; five grandchildren, Scott, Shannon (Jesse), Richard (Jennifer), Devon and Ryan; three great-grandchildren, Remington, Charlotte and Jack and a sister, Shirley Snyder.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Richard Roy Buchwalter and a brother, Thomas L. Buchwalter.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main Street, Kinsman, Ohio.
Calling hours will be on Saturday, October 19 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
A private burial will take place in Johnston Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests any memorial contributions be made to the Johnston Township Fire Department, 4424 Greenville Road, Farmdale, OH 44417.
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