Paul Andrew Buchanan, Jr., age 87, of Homewood, Al died on November 27, 2012. Mr. Buchanan was born in D'Lo Mississippi to Mattye and Paul Buchanan October 19, 1925. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Marian Knight Buchanan. He graduated from Shades Cahaba High School. Serving in the U.S. Army during World War II he flew over 30 missions over enemy territory and earned 3 bronze stars. He attended Birmingham Southern College and later joined his father in operating P.A. Buchanan Construction Company. He was a lifelong member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church where he served on the Building Committee and was a deacon. Mr. Buchanan was an avid fan of Auburn University. He was a charter member and president of Vestavia Country Club and a member of Chase Lake Country Club. He served on the city council of Homewood for 8 years and he served as council president for 4 years. He is survived by his children, Paul A. Buchanan, III (Ina), Sharon Buchanan Ryan (David), John Howard Buchanan (Lady Anne); grandchildren, Rebecca Williamson (John), Jonathan Allon (Blair), Shelley Ryan Burton (Adam) and Drew Ryan; 4 great grandchildren. He is also survived by sister, Judith Buchanan Gaiser (Ronald) and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church 10-11 followed by funeral service at 11:00. A family burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. The family ask, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to: Edgar M. Arendall Children's Building Fund, Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, 1114 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, Al 35209. Online condolences may be offered at www.ridoutsvalleychapel.com.