Paul Eugene Buchannan

PAUL EUGENE BUCHANNAN was born on September 9, 1948 in Houston, Texas to Grafton L. (Cotton) Buchannan and Mildred Buchannan. He served his country in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam era. He was honorably discharged after earning two Purple Hearts, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, a Combat Action Ribbon, and a Vietnam Cross of Gallantry.
Paul Eugene Buchannan passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at his home in Katy, at the age of 65 years.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; children, Paul, Jr. and his wife Michele, Timothy and his fiancée Amy, and Lora and her husband Jason; eight grandchildren; brothers, Robert and his wife Sandy and David; and many more friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2013, where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, with Rev. Inez Hammond officiating. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2013, at the Houston National Cemetery, in Houston.
Condolences may be expressed at


Funeral Home

Schmidt Funeral Home
1508 East Avenue  Katy, TX 77493
(281) 391-2424

Published in Houston Chronicle on Oct. 18, 2013