Gerald Buchanan Obituary

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Gerald Lee Buchanan

January 22, 1935 - July 26, 2014
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Gerald Lee Buchanan,79, of Lowell, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lowell and was the son of the late Richmond and Eunice Capps Buchanan and husband of the late JoAnn Messer Buchanan. Mr. Buchanan was a graduate of Lowell High School and Belmont Vocational School, Belmont. He retired as Production Supervisor of Homelite/John Deere Company, Gastonia. He was the oldest member of the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church. Mr. Buchanan is survived by his daughter, Carol Smith (Darren), Ranlo; sister, Ann Costner, Lowell;...
Gerald Lee Buchanan,79, of Lowell, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lowell and was the son of the late Richmond and Eunice Capps Buchanan and husband of the late JoAnn Messer Buchanan.

Mr. Buchanan was a graduate of Lowell High School and Belmont Vocational School, Belmont. He retired as Production Supervisor of Homelite/John Deere Company, Gastonia. He was the oldest member of the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church.

Mr. Buchanan is survived by his daughter, Carol Smith (Darren), Ranlo; sister, Ann Costner, Lowell; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm Tuesday at McAdenville Baptist Church with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Walter Griggs officiating.

Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park with A Last Ride by the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Buchanan was preceded in death by his parents; wife JoAnn Messer Buchanan; son, Ronald Blaine Buchanan.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P. O. 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-9908, or Lowell Volunteer Fire Department, 202 Groves St., Lowell, North Carolina 28098.

Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Buchanan family.

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