James William Buchanan, 73, died at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen February 26, 1994. He was born in Whitesboro, Texas, and lived in Pueblo, Colo. He worked as a train engineer for more than 20 years before moving to Port Isabel. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps.
He is survived by his wife Estela Diaz Buchanan; two sons James W. Buchanan Jr. and Edger Orlando Diaz both of Port Isabel; one daughter, Sonia Estela Diaz of Port Isabel, two sisters Jo Ann Sartain of Eldorado, Ark., and Sally Becker of Brownfield, Texas.
The date for a memorial service has not been announced. Delta Funeral Directors is in charge of all arrangements.