Mississippi Obituaries - 1993 - Col. Carlton E. Buchart

Col. Carlton E. Buchart, 62, of Biloxi, Mississippi died Sunday May 9, 1993 at the Kessler Medical Center in Biloxi.

Buchart was a native of Camp Hill, Harrisburg PA area. A graduate of Camp Hill High School, he enlisted in the Air Force in 1948. He was promkoted through the enlisted and officer ranks and retired a Colonel in 1982. Col. Buchart held a Master's degree in human behavior and was a candidate for his PhD. His 34 years in the Air Force included 17 years in foreign service with duty in Korea, Laos and Vietnam.

He received numerous awards and citations among which were: Vietnam Service Medal with five Battle Stars; Outstanding Unit Award with Oak Leaf Cluster; Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Device; Bronze Star with Device; Meritorious Service Medal with One Oak Leaf Cluster; and the AF Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters.

Survivors include: his mother, Mrs. Anna E. Buchart of York Haven, PA; his wife Mrs. Maria-Lisa Buchart of Biloxi; a son, Michael of Aurora, Colorado; a daughter, Cheyanna of California, three brothers, Lawrence of Seattle, Wash., Ronald E. of York Haven, PA, and Lester of Martinsburg, PA; one uncle survives, Clair Buchart of York, PA, as well as a number of cousins.

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