Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
WOOSTER – Artie J. Bucher, 84, of Wooster passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born December 19, 1934 in Holmesville, the son of Arthur E. and Evelyn A. Franks Bucher. He married Doris Richeson on July 8, 1956. She survives.
Artie was a 1952 graduate of Fredericksburg High School and was the owner/operator of Art Bucher Buick Cadillac, Inc. He had been a member for over 50 years of the Wooster United Methodist Church.
Artie was an Eagle Scout and had played fast pitch softball for Shearer’s, enjoyed bowling, golfing and had been involved with the Soap Box Derby and Village Network (Boys Village) He was a member of the 20/30 Club, the Wooster Elks for 57 years, a former member of the Wooster Country Club and was a member of the President’s Club and the Buckeye Club at The Ohio State University and was an avid Ohio State Football and Cleveland Brown’s fan. Artie and Doris hosted many tailgates at their motorhome for over 40 years before OSU football games. He loved camping and family activities. His family always came first.
Artie proudly served his country with the U.S. Army from 1955-1957 remaining in the Ready Standby Reserve until 1963.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Doris, are his children, Arthur D. Bucher and Mark E. (Sharon) Bucher both of Wooster and Beth A. (Tom) Wilson of Dublin; grandchildren, Dr. Jaime (Russ) Glorioso, Kelsey Bucher, Lindsey (Dan) Weeast, Abby (Brian) Loushin, Steven Wilson and Allyson Bucher; great-grandchildren, Sophia and Giuliana Glorioso and Jackson Weeast and a nephew, Jeff (Judy) Vincent.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Frances Joanne (Bill) Vincent.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster with Rev. Jim Cooper officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church where a light luncheon will be served.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Wooster United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691
Family will receive friends following the memorial service
Memorial Service Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster