James D. Bucher, II

James Donald Bucher, II, age 65, of Eaton Rapids passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Jim was born on March 14, 1955 in Holt, the son of James and Sara (Eckhart) Bucher. He was raised in Eaton Rapids where he attended high school. Upon graduation, he attended Michigan State University, Golden Gate University and Columbia College where he earned a bachelor’s degree. Jim proudly served in the United States Navy from 1977 to 1983. He worked in the oil and gas industries as a land leasing agent for many companies over his lifetime. Jim was a history enthusiast and had a wealth of knowledge in 20th and 21st century music. He also loved to work outside, maintaining and beautifying his property on the Grand River outside of Eaton Rapids.
Jim is survived by his wife, Patricia Decker; step-daughter, Amy (Rick) Moore; step-son, Anthony (Regan) Forsmark; grandchildren, Malory Leonetti, Christopher Benjamin, Lauren Benjamin, Delany Forsmark, Everly Forsmark; sister, Susan (Gregory) Finley; nephew, Macklin Finley and niece, Madeleine Finley. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jim’s remains will be buried in Summit Hill Cemetery in Pocahontas, Iowa. Memorial contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project in memory on Jim. To share memories or leave condolences, visit skinnerfuneralhomes.com.