Funeral service for Douglas Eugene Buchanan, age 70, of Fayetteville, TN will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Arrick, Brian Gass, and Bill Newman officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery.
Doug was born on July 25, 1951, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Henry Grady Buchanan, Jr., and Wilma Sisco Buchanan. He worked as a tool and die machinist for Stanley Tools, and an avid farmer. Mr. Buchanan was a big University of Tennessee Fan, a volunteer with the Howell Community Center, and a member of the Howell First Baptist Church. Doug passed away on March 4, 2022, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Zeldra Buchanan; son, Josh (Jenny) Buchanan; and daughter, Christy Buchanan (Eric) Curtis all of the Howell Community; grandchildren, Charlotte Buchanan, Haven, Kensley, Cason, and Neyland Curtis; brother, Terry (Brenda) Buchanan; niece, Amber (Nathan) Massey; nephew, Jeremy Winsett; and a cousin, Mickey Buchanan.
Pallbearers on Tuesday will be Tim Porter, Steven Durham, Rex Durham, Paul Smith, Dwayne Hart, Tim Gill, and Gary Byers, and honorary pallbearers will be Ron Coop, William Barnes, Harold Durham, Howard Stahl, Bobby Raby, and Ricky Durham.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Douglas Eugene Buchanan.