James B. Dillon, 91, Bucklin, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home.

James B. Dillon, 91, Bucklin, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Bluff Creek Cemeter,y near Boone, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline.
James was born at Fairmont, Nebraska on October 16, 1922, to Willie and Bessie (Sommers) Dillon.
James was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and had previously worked in manufacturing and at Moore Fans in Marceline.  He attended Callao Christian Church, was a lifetime member of the VFW and a Bucklin resident since 1978.
He is survived by daughter, Kathleen and Lonnie Leininger, Loveland, CO; sister. Hazel Shaffer, Flippin, AR; three grandchildren, David and Timothy Leininger and Carrie Kindred; and special friend, Tillie Christensen, Bevier.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Vivian Simerly and Beulah Burns, and brother Bill Dillon.