John Edward "Buck" Buchanan

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John Edward "Buck" Buchanan, our precious husband and father went to be with the Lord on January 9, 2014. Our loving daddy was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County. Funeral services will be on today, January 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home and Crematory with the Rev. Jack Morgan, Earl Tucker, and the Rev. Frank Hannie. Burial will follow at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Jacksonville. Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home. He leaves behind to cherish his memories a wife of 50 years, Marlene Buchanan, of Weaver, sons, Phillip (Karen) Munn, of Blue Mountain, John (Ruth) Buchanan Jr., of Saks, Chris Buchanan, of Weaver; daughters, Tammy Buchanan, of Oxford, and Stacy Buchanan, of Oxford; sister, Ellen (Jim) Partridge, of Anniston; sister-in-laws, Bettie Cavender, of Heflin, and Hazel Allen, of Eufaula; brother-in-laws, Billy Partridge, of Oxford, and Tom Partridge, of Andalusia; grandchildren, Blake Beane, Michael Buchanan, Jordan Beane, Bradley Buchanan, Hunter Buchanan and Dalton Dalrymple; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Buchanan is preceded in death by his parents, Cheed and Lottie Buchanan; son, Timothy Wayne Buchanan; sisters, Ruby Noland and Ethel Wilkerson and a brother, Alton Buchanan. Pallbearers will be Johnathan Cofield, Scott Nowland and grandsons. Mr. Buchanan was a veteran of the Korean War. He served in the National Guard for four years. He also served in the Navy for four years on the ship USS Dixie. He retired from Federal Mogul Corporation in Jacksonville after being there for 26 years. He was an inspector in shipping and packing. He was a member of New Cannon Baptist Church in Blue Mountain but in his final days attended Friendship Baptist of Jacksonville. Mr. Buchanan was a humble, loving, caring father and grandfather. He enjoyed attending Sunday school and serving as an usher when he could. He liked to go fishing, walking and swimming. He had a passion for gospel and bluegrass music and watching Alabama football and Western movies. He especially enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. The family would like to thank Alabama Hospice Care of Oxford, The Rocket Rest, Gary and Patsy Marbut, Tetresa Lathem, Maxilee Gonzales, Johnathan Cofield and Chris Abernathy. Miller Funeral Home
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Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 12, 2014
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