Allen C. Buchs, 85, of Henrietta Township, died Saturday, August 17, 2013, following a long illness. He was born April 19, 1928 in Oberlin and has been a Henrietta Township resident for over 78 years.
He owned and operated Allen C. Buchs Excavating for over 60 years. He was active at the Sandusky and Lorain County Speedways with his group of Super Jeeps, also traveling to over seven states and Canada with the Jeeps. Allen was a member of the Oberlin Masonic Lodge. Allen and his wife Faith enjoyed traveling in their later years and had even taken an around the world cruise.
He is survived by his wife of over 65 years, Faith (Jackson); his children, Sylvia (Norm) Hergina of Henrietta Twp., Sandra (Greg) Robey of Henrietta Twp., Timothy (Diane) Buchs of Camden Twp., Sharon Saxon of Henrietta Twp., Cameron (Sharon) Buchs of Henrietta Twp., Dianne (Bill) Pegler of Elyria and Norman Buchs of Wakeman; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sister, Wilma Anderson of Henrietta; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Buchs of Oberlin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Silas and Margaret (Moehl) Buchs; brother, Wilbur Buchs; and brother-in-law, Dewey Anderson.
Friends may call Monday, August 19, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman. A Masonic service will be held at 8 P.M. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Camden Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com