Oliver Stuart Buchanan
1936 - 2021
Beam Funeral Service & Crematory - Marion
2170 Rutherford Rd
Marion, NC
Oliver Stuart Buchanan

July 24, 1936 - October 13, 2021

Oliver Stuart Buchanan, age 85, passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.

He was born to the late Stokes and Pearl Silver Buchanan, on July 24, 1936, in Mitchell County, North Carolina. In addition to his parents, Oliver was preceded in death by a grandson, Garrett Presnell.

Stuart was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a Free Mason. He was a member of Pleasant Gap Baptist Church. He had formerly served as a Sunday school teacher and a Deacon. He was most proud of his family. Stuart was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather and an avid outdoorsman, who also loved Blue Grass Gospel music.

Stuart is survived by his wife, Eileen Hall Buchanan; three children, Daniel Buchanan, Sherie B. Presnell and Lorie McKinney (Alan); one sister, Alberta Wing; ten grandchildren, Erika Buchanan, Ethan McKinney (Kalina), Emily Buchanan, Corey Presnell (Lacey), Doug Cooksie (Lirije), Caleb McKinney (Taylor), Rachel Barkley (Nate), Shana Hollifield (Chris), Cade Buchanan and Kelsey Presnell; five great-grandchildren, Braxton Carswell, Vada McKinney, Carly Presnell, Matthew Hollifield and Kora Presnell; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at Joseph Riley Hall Cemetery, with the Rev. Jimmy Upton officiating.

Flowers are appreciated, but those wishing to make a donation in Oliver's memory are asked to consider St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Beam Funeral Service is assisting the Buchanan family. For further information and/or to sign the guestbook, please visit our website, www.beamfuneralservice.com, or call 828-559-8111.

Published by The McDowell News on Oct. 17, 2021.
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