David Buchanan (2018-10-29 13:06:10)

David Buchanan, age 77, of Snow Creek Road in Bakersville, died Friday, October 26, 2018 at his home.

Born on August 3, 1941 in Avery County, he was the son of the late Robert and Judy Johnson Buchanan. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son; Curtis Buchanan; a brother; Robert Buchanan, Jr.; and his sisters; Diane Buchanan, Helen Hughes, and Glenda Lewis.

David was a member of the Snow Hill Baptist Church and was retired from the Mitchell County School System with twenty-four years of service. He loved spending time with his family and particularly his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife of forty-eight years; Sue Willis Buchanan of the home; his sons; David Buchanan and wife, Deanna of Bakersville and Larry Buchanan of Belton, MO; six grandchildren including Mariah and Cameron Buchanan; his sister; Etta Mae Jones and husband, Mack of Morganton; and his brother; Milton Buchanan of Burnsville.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of David Buchanan on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 8:00 pm at the Snow Hill Baptist Church with the Rev’s. Dean Honeycutt and Harrison Honeycutt officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the church. Graveside services and interment will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family would like to extend special ‘Thanks’ to Dr. Julia Sherrill for her care and concern for David.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting David Buchanan’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Buchanan family. Mr. Buchanan’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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