O.G. "Buck" Buchanan age 97 passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018.
A native of Virginia, Buck was a retired evangelist and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War Two and was awarded a Bronze Star for his service.
He is survived by one son Randolph Buchanan, three stepdaughters Molly Greenlee Emerson, Michelle Greenlee, and Mary Anne Greenlee Blanton, a number of grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Lowdermilk and Martha Sharp; two brothers, Brady Buchanan and Elmer Buchanan. He is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Buck was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ellen Wingo Greenlee Buchanan, parents John Vassas Buchanan and Emma Elizabeth McCoy Buchanan, one sister Nancy Mae Correll Hughes and three brothers J.V. Buchanan, Riley Buchanan and Samuel Buchanan.
The family conducted a celebration of life in The Crestview Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Forest City.
Crowe's Mortuary and Crematory is serving the family.