Artie J. Bucher

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, December 19, 1934
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, July 7, 2019

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.

Memorial Contributions: 

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691

Visitation: 

Family will receive friends following the memorial service

Service: 

Memorial Service Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster

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RIP Mr. Bucher, condolences to your family. enjoye

*enjoyed working for him and will forever appreciate him for giving me such a wonderful opportunity.

Dear Mrs. Bucher, Beth, Artie, Mark and families, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. It has been a pleasure purchasing my first couple of cars from Bucher Buick Cadillac and being welcomed into your home from time to time due to my friendship with Beth and Artie Jr. My mother certainly has enjoyed visiting with you and attending some class reunions as your former teacher. I told her about happening to find the obituary. May God Bless You All and Give you Comfort and Strength during this difficult time. Sincerely, Vicki and Bob Cromley

Doris, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Shirley, Joel and Mark Beckler

My deepest sympathy to doris and family

Doris, I was so sorry to hear of Artie's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

God Bless The Boucher Family. Especially his wife! Prayers

Thoughts and prayers for your family.

great guy good times on our golf trips

Our sympathy to Artie's family. I have fond memories of him and the family from camping at Wally Campsite when young. He was always a happy friendly man and fun to be around.

Doris, Beth, Artie and Mark and families - I am so very sorry for your loss. There was never a dull moment when Artie was around, he just enjoyed life! In later years no matter when I would see him he always remembered me and would always speak. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all and I hope you find peace in all the wonderful memories you have.

Doris, Beth, Artie, Mark and families I am so sorry to hear of Artie's passing - it is never easy saying goodbye. I always enjoyed being around Artie, seemed I was always laughing when he was around. In later years when I would see him, he always remembered who I was and would always speak with a smile on his face. What a loss it is to so many to who will always remember him with a smile on their face. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all as you continue on, I hope all the wonderful memories you have of him will help you through your rough times.

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