Brett “Buck” Buchanan
March 28, 1969 -
March 22, 2019

Visitation

March 23, 2019
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Service 

March 24, 2019
2:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. Brett “Buck” Buchanan, age 49, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2 PM on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Todd Gaskill officiating. Burial will follow in Talley Cemetery.

Brett was born on March 28, 1969 in Lincoln County, TN to Jimmy and Diane Buchanan. He worked for Goodman Manufacturing for 30 years. He enjoyed playing baseball and softball. He was an outstanding horseman and was a member of the Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association, he loved trading, and Alabama Football. Brett loved the Lord, his family and was a faithful member of the Howell Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mr. Buchanan passed away on March 22, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife of 16 years, Mandy Smith Buchanan; son, Wyatt Dale Buchanan; brother, Brian Lynn Buchanan of Huntsville, AL; father-in-law, David J. Smith; mother-in-law, Debbie Devereaux; and devoted best friend, Roger Mitchell.

Visitation with the family will be held at 3 PM until 7 PM on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, or Multi-County Cancer Support Network, in support of the Fabulous Fifties Show, P. O. Box 633, Decherd, TN 37324. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Buchanan.

Video Services

55 Comments

  1. Bill and Jill Stone

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Brett. Our prayers go out to the family.

    Reply
  2. Pat Gordon, cousin.

    so sorry about your loss. Just remember the good times with Brett and think of him in heaven with Jesus.

    Reply
  3. Larry & Peggy Murdock

    We are sad to hear about the loss of such a wonderful young father, husband, son & brother. He brought so much joy to our family through the care & generous sharing of the beautiful animals he raised & trained. Our prayers & thoughts are with you during this time of grief.

    Reply
  4. Linda Wells

    Dianne I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you with the comfort of many sweet memories.

    Reply
  5. Linda Wells

    Dianne I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you with the comfort of many sweet memories. I am praying for your family .

    Reply
  6. Susie Shewry Kutchi

    Jimmy, Diane, & family,

    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories of Brett sustain you & keep him alive in your hearts.

    Reply
  7. Rip and Martena Koken

    Mandy and Wyatt: We are so sorry to here about Bretts death. We have fond memories of him, especially with the horses and Delights Equalizer. He was a very special dad, husband and friend. We will cherish the time we spent with him. We wish we could make your pain go away.

    Reply
  8. Sandy Chapman

    Dear Diane, Jimmy & Family-
    Am so sad at learning of your Brett’s death. My condolences are heartfelt.

    Reply
  9. Kelly Wilbanks

    Mamdy. Wyatt and Family I’m so sorry for your loss. May God be with all of you through this difficult time. Y all r such a sweet family, y’all will be in my prayers.

    Reply
  10. Troy Fagan

    It was great to know Buck he was a kind and great man . Always had that smile …It was a pleasure to call him my friend i will be praying for the family that god help them during this sad time .Rip Buck you will truly be missed ….

    Reply
  11. Judith Moyers

    To Brett’s family, I am sorry. May you be comforted with all of the good memories that have been shared….

    Reply
  12. Dorothy Small

    Mr. B. You and your entire family are in my prayers. May God give you comfort and peace in the days to come as you hold fond memories of your son forever in your hearts. Sincerely,

    Reply
  13. Mike McLeod

    May God hold you in His arms as we hold you in our hearts and prayers.

    Reply
  14. Fritts Charlie (Bugs)

    Our hearts ache with the passing of those we love with so much passion. But, praise the Lord for graduation day. That day when our soul meets up with those gone before us and awaits for us to meet in Glory in our eternal home for all eternity. Praise God for our salvation!

    Reply
  15. Cathy West

    I am so sorry for your loss,
    Brett was a very sweet & fun loving person. We worked together for a long time. Everyone that knew him loved him. Our loss is Heaven’s gain. RIP Buddy you will be sadly missed.

    Reply
  16. Lana Warren

    Diane, Jimmy and all your family. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Reply
  17. Judy and Bill Daniels

    Mandy and Wyatt praying for you two at this most difficult time in your life God will be with you

    Reply
  18. Sam and Myrtle Mitchner

    Hello,
    We are sorry for your recent loss. We all look forward to the day when God will completely do away with death and bring our loved one back to life. Revelation 21:3,4

    Reply
  19. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Ms. Diane and family,
    So very sorry to hear this. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Reply
  20. Cindy Alder

    Diane, Jimmy and Family, My heart is broken for you right now! Brett was such a fine young man. His precious memory will always be with you.

    Reply
  21. Jerry & Mary Myers

    We are so sad to hear this Brett was such a wonderful man. We traded Chicken’s with him at the Flea Market and we will miss him dearly.
    May God Hold you close In this time ?.

    Reply
  22. Reeves & Janice Hastings Carr

    So sorry for your loss. He fought for so long and you all were always there 24/7 to help in any way. May that always be a comfort to you in the days ahead. May God give you peace and comfort.

    Reply
  23. Mary L Long

    I am so sorry.

    Reply
  24. Donna Pinkstaff Brach

    Diane and Jimmy,
    My heart aches for you and your family over the loss of your dear son, Brett. He seemed to have touched many lives in a loving, giving way. I know this brings you comfort at this deeply sad time. Thinking of you.

    Reply
  25. Jane Shaddy Osgood

    There’s no doubt that everyone who ever knew Brett knew that he was the salt of the earth. We are all better people because of his influence on our lives. I will continue to pray for your family, especially for Wyatt. May God bless you with peace that surpasses understanding.

    Reply
  26. Glen Douglas

    So sorry for your loss.Prayers for comfort in this time for all.

    Reply
  27. Mike McAlister

    So sorry to hear. Melissa and I will be praying for you. May you have peace and comfort knowing Brett is in the arms of the Lord now.

    Reply
  28. Betty Lou Dunivan

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Live in the comforts that God gives you and the many memories you have.
    Blessed be,
    Betty Lou

    Reply
  29. Karen Gilliam

    Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for your loss. I pray God’s hands upon you now and in the days to come.

    Reply
  30. Tangie warren

    My heart is sad Brett was a kind ,gentle person with a heart of gold.Mandy you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  31. Anita Johnson

    My prayers for God’s comfort to surround you in your unimaginable loss.

    Reply
  32. Joyce Kelso Johnson

    Diane and Jimmy my heart breaks for you all at this sad time. I did not know Brett but he has had such nice things said him. You will be in my Prayers. Love to your family.

    Reply
  33. Hugh Arney

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Brett was a wonderful man. I will be praying for your family.

    Reply
  34. Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Brett always had a smile on his face from the time we were kids. I will always remember that about him. Please keep all your precious memories close to your heart. Your family is in my prayers during this difficult time of loss.
    Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Reply
  35. Doris Honea

    So sorry for the loss of Brett.He was such a Sweet Caring Person.He worked for me in Accessories Dept at Goodman.He always greeted you with his Beautiful Smile..Loved him He will be missed. RIP Brett.My prayers are with you Mandy, Wyatt and all the Family..

    Reply
  36. Ann Powell

    Diane, so very sorry to learn of Brett’s passing. You have been and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. My sympathy to all your family.

    Reply
  37. Ben Hazelbaker

    Truly one of the greatest guys I have ever met..I am blessed to be able to call Buck my friend..Thank you for all the years of friendship and memories..Buck was one of a kind..My heart breaks for his family..Forever my #5

    Reply
  38. Hazel Hyde

    Diane and Jimmy, so sorry about the passing of Brett. This is a sad and difficult time for you and your family. My prayers for you all.

    Reply
  39. Christi Thompson

    Mr. Buchanan and family~my deepest sympathies to you all at this most difficult time. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  40. Tamieka Tate

    So sorry for ur loss Mandy…..prayers are with ur family my dear friend❤

    Reply
  41. Judy Moore

    Mandy and family so sorry for your lost.

    Reply
  42. Michelle Sisk

    Mandy, Wyatt and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the Lord wrap His loving arms around you and bring you much comfort in the days ahead.

    Reply
  43. Jenny Toon

    So sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet person. Thinking of your family.

    Reply
  44. Joan Edmiston

    I worked at Goodman from October 21, 1988-February 12, 2005. I knew Brett and worked with him. So Sorry For Your Loss. Brett was a good man.

    Reply
  45. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Mandy, Jimmy and Diane and family, We are so sorry for your loss. May God comfort and guide you through this most difficult time and times to come. Our prayers are with you all. God Bless?

    Reply
  46. Pam & Bobby Gray

    So sorry! Prayers for all of you.

    Reply
  47. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    Jimmy & Diane & Family May GOD Be With You In The Loss Of Your Love One We Have You In Our Payers

    Reply
  48. John and Sandra Curtis

    We are so sorry for you loss Jimmy and Diane! You will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers!!! God bless!!!

    Reply
  49. Brenda Burns

    Mandy ,Debbie and Family, We are so sorry of the passing of such a Great Man.May God wrap his arms around each of you during this most difficult time.Heaven has just Gained another Angel .Brenda & Big Joe Burns

    Reply
  50. Allen Dale and Lucille

    Sorry to hear about. Brett. Praying for you and the family. May the Lord bless and comfort you.

    Reply
  51. Monica Means and family

    I’m so sorry to hear about Brett passing. He seemed to always have a smile on his face whenever we saw him. Keep your memories close to your heart. Prayers for all of you.

    Reply
  52. Shay

    So sorry to hear this! We had a lot of memories at Mrs.Dyers house for lunch every Sunday for years! He an his wife were so sweet an kind! Praying for the family!!!!

    Reply
  53. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Diane and Jimmy, My heart aches for you at such a sad time. Praying for comfort for all who loved your son.

    Reply
  54. Lisa Brooks Reese

    So very sorry..I thought the world of Brett….We got in trouble in first grade for talking too much. Got the whole class in trouble…Never will forget that…
    Prayers for you all…

    Reply
  55. Freda Kinser Blair

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one! My prayers to all for peace and comfort and God’s blessings.
    May all the memories you have shared bring comfort.

    Reply

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Memories

55 Comments

  1. Bill and Jill Stone

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Brett. Our prayers go out to the family.

    Reply
  2. Pat Gordon, cousin.

    so sorry about your loss. Just remember the good times with Brett and think of him in heaven with Jesus.

    Reply
  3. Larry & Peggy Murdock

    We are sad to hear about the loss of such a wonderful young father, husband, son & brother. He brought so much joy to our family through the care & generous sharing of the beautiful animals he raised & trained. Our prayers & thoughts are with you during this time of grief.

    Reply
  4. Linda Wells

    Dianne I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you with the comfort of many sweet memories.

    Reply
  5. Linda Wells

    Dianne I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you with the comfort of many sweet memories. I am praying for your family .

    Reply
  6. Susie Shewry Kutchi

    Jimmy, Diane, & family,

    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories of Brett sustain you & keep him alive in your hearts.

    Reply
  7. Rip and Martena Koken

    Mandy and Wyatt: We are so sorry to here about Bretts death. We have fond memories of him, especially with the horses and Delights Equalizer. He was a very special dad, husband and friend. We will cherish the time we spent with him. We wish we could make your pain go away.

    Reply
  8. Sandy Chapman

    Dear Diane, Jimmy & Family-
    Am so sad at learning of your Brett’s death. My condolences are heartfelt.

    Reply
  9. Kelly Wilbanks

    Mamdy. Wyatt and Family I’m so sorry for your loss. May God be with all of you through this difficult time. Y all r such a sweet family, y’all will be in my prayers.

    Reply
  10. Troy Fagan

    It was great to know Buck he was a kind and great man . Always had that smile …It was a pleasure to call him my friend i will be praying for the family that god help them during this sad time .Rip Buck you will truly be missed ….

    Reply
  11. Judith Moyers

    To Brett’s family, I am sorry. May you be comforted with all of the good memories that have been shared….

    Reply
  12. Dorothy Small

    Mr. B. You and your entire family are in my prayers. May God give you comfort and peace in the days to come as you hold fond memories of your son forever in your hearts. Sincerely,

    Reply
  13. Mike McLeod

    May God hold you in His arms as we hold you in our hearts and prayers.

    Reply
  14. Fritts Charlie (Bugs)

    Our hearts ache with the passing of those we love with so much passion. But, praise the Lord for graduation day. That day when our soul meets up with those gone before us and awaits for us to meet in Glory in our eternal home for all eternity. Praise God for our salvation!

    Reply
  15. Cathy West

    I am so sorry for your loss,
    Brett was a very sweet & fun loving person. We worked together for a long time. Everyone that knew him loved him. Our loss is Heaven’s gain. RIP Buddy you will be sadly missed.

    Reply
  16. Lana Warren

    Diane, Jimmy and all your family. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Reply
  17. Judy and Bill Daniels

    Mandy and Wyatt praying for you two at this most difficult time in your life God will be with you

    Reply
  18. Sam and Myrtle Mitchner

    Hello,
    We are sorry for your recent loss. We all look forward to the day when God will completely do away with death and bring our loved one back to life. Revelation 21:3,4

    Reply
  19. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Ms. Diane and family,
    So very sorry to hear this. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Terry and Jerry McGehee

    Reply
  20. Cindy Alder

    Diane, Jimmy and Family, My heart is broken for you right now! Brett was such a fine young man. His precious memory will always be with you.

    Reply
  21. Jerry & Mary Myers

    We are so sad to hear this Brett was such a wonderful man. We traded Chicken’s with him at the Flea Market and we will miss him dearly.
    May God Hold you close In this time ?.

    Reply
  22. Reeves & Janice Hastings Carr

    So sorry for your loss. He fought for so long and you all were always there 24/7 to help in any way. May that always be a comfort to you in the days ahead. May God give you peace and comfort.

    Reply
  23. Mary L Long

    I am so sorry.

    Reply
  24. Donna Pinkstaff Brach

    Diane and Jimmy,
    My heart aches for you and your family over the loss of your dear son, Brett. He seemed to have touched many lives in a loving, giving way. I know this brings you comfort at this deeply sad time. Thinking of you.

    Reply
  25. Jane Shaddy Osgood

    There’s no doubt that everyone who ever knew Brett knew that he was the salt of the earth. We are all better people because of his influence on our lives. I will continue to pray for your family, especially for Wyatt. May God bless you with peace that surpasses understanding.

    Reply
  26. Glen Douglas

    So sorry for your loss.Prayers for comfort in this time for all.

    Reply
  27. Mike McAlister

    So sorry to hear. Melissa and I will be praying for you. May you have peace and comfort knowing Brett is in the arms of the Lord now.

    Reply
  28. Betty Lou Dunivan

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Live in the comforts that God gives you and the many memories you have.
    Blessed be,
    Betty Lou

    Reply
  29. Karen Gilliam

    Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for your loss. I pray God’s hands upon you now and in the days to come.

    Reply
  30. Tangie warren

    My heart is sad Brett was a kind ,gentle person with a heart of gold.Mandy you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  31. Anita Johnson

    My prayers for God’s comfort to surround you in your unimaginable loss.

    Reply
  32. Joyce Kelso Johnson

    Diane and Jimmy my heart breaks for you all at this sad time. I did not know Brett but he has had such nice things said him. You will be in my Prayers. Love to your family.

    Reply
  33. Hugh Arney

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Brett was a wonderful man. I will be praying for your family.

    Reply
  34. Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Brett always had a smile on his face from the time we were kids. I will always remember that about him. Please keep all your precious memories close to your heart. Your family is in my prayers during this difficult time of loss.
    Lenace Hyde Vaughn

    Reply
  35. Doris Honea

    So sorry for the loss of Brett.He was such a Sweet Caring Person.He worked for me in Accessories Dept at Goodman.He always greeted you with his Beautiful Smile..Loved him He will be missed. RIP Brett.My prayers are with you Mandy, Wyatt and all the Family..

    Reply
  36. Ann Powell

    Diane, so very sorry to learn of Brett’s passing. You have been and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. My sympathy to all your family.

    Reply
  37. Ben Hazelbaker

    Truly one of the greatest guys I have ever met..I am blessed to be able to call Buck my friend..Thank you for all the years of friendship and memories..Buck was one of a kind..My heart breaks for his family..Forever my #5

    Reply
  38. Hazel Hyde

    Diane and Jimmy, so sorry about the passing of Brett. This is a sad and difficult time for you and your family. My prayers for you all.

    Reply
  39. Christi Thompson

    Mr. Buchanan and family~my deepest sympathies to you all at this most difficult time. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  40. Tamieka Tate

    So sorry for ur loss Mandy…..prayers are with ur family my dear friend❤

    Reply
  41. Judy Moore

    Mandy and family so sorry for your lost.

    Reply
  42. Michelle Sisk

    Mandy, Wyatt and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the Lord wrap His loving arms around you and bring you much comfort in the days ahead.

    Reply
  43. Jenny Toon

    So sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet person. Thinking of your family.

    Reply
  44. Joan Edmiston

    I worked at Goodman from October 21, 1988-February 12, 2005. I knew Brett and worked with him. So Sorry For Your Loss. Brett was a good man.

    Reply
  45. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Mandy, Jimmy and Diane and family, We are so sorry for your loss. May God comfort and guide you through this most difficult time and times to come. Our prayers are with you all. God Bless?

    Reply
  46. Pam & Bobby Gray

    So sorry! Prayers for all of you.

    Reply
  47. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    Jimmy & Diane & Family May GOD Be With You In The Loss Of Your Love One We Have You In Our Payers

    Reply
  48. John and Sandra Curtis

    We are so sorry for you loss Jimmy and Diane! You will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers!!! God bless!!!

    Reply
  49. Brenda Burns

    Mandy ,Debbie and Family, We are so sorry of the passing of such a Great Man.May God wrap his arms around each of you during this most difficult time.Heaven has just Gained another Angel .Brenda & Big Joe Burns

    Reply
  50. Allen Dale and Lucille

    Sorry to hear about. Brett. Praying for you and the family. May the Lord bless and comfort you.

    Reply
  51. Monica Means and family

    I’m so sorry to hear about Brett passing. He seemed to always have a smile on his face whenever we saw him. Keep your memories close to your heart. Prayers for all of you.

    Reply
  52. Shay

    So sorry to hear this! We had a lot of memories at Mrs.Dyers house for lunch every Sunday for years! He an his wife were so sweet an kind! Praying for the family!!!!

    Reply
  53. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Diane and Jimmy, My heart aches for you at such a sad time. Praying for comfort for all who loved your son.

    Reply
  54. Lisa Brooks Reese

    So very sorry..I thought the world of Brett….We got in trouble in first grade for talking too much. Got the whole class in trouble…Never will forget that…
    Prayers for you all…

    Reply
  55. Freda Kinser Blair

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one! My prayers to all for peace and comfort and God’s blessings.
    May all the memories you have shared bring comfort.

    Reply

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