Gordon Ray Buchanan, July 25, 1955~August 21, 2016
Gordon Ray Buchanan, the son of Carl Buchanan, Jr. and Dorothy Dean Buchanan was born on July 25, 1955 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was a member of St. James Methodist Church.
He Graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1972, where he was a talented bass guitar player in a local band.
During his life, he had various occupations, such as janitorial at the University of Arkansas and Washington Regional Medical Center, production line at Campbell Soup and construction. In his spare time, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and going fishing.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Dorothy Dean Buchanan and Carl Buchanan, Jr. of Fayetteville.
He passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the age of 61 in the comfort of his own home. He is survived by Chantelle Hutton of the home; three daughters, Dinnetta Buchanan, Shauntae Simmons of Fayetteville and Patience Fioravanti (Todd) of Tulsa, Oklahoma; five sisters, Louise Buchanan of Amarillo, TX, Lisa Francis ,Valerie Blackburn , Nadine Robinson and Elaine (Darryl) Willis, all of Fayetteville, Arkansas; three brothers, Carl Kent, Michael Buchanan and Lawrence Blackburn, all of Fayetteville as well; aunts, Emma Conley of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Charlotte Hayes of Fort Smith, Arkansas; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel.
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