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William Elbert Buchanan Jr., 82, passed away on May 26, 2016 at his residence in Day, Fla.
Jr. was born on November 7, 1933 in Perry, Fla. to William Elbert Buchanan Sr. and Lillian Ora Lee Snipes.
Mr. Buchanan was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Brewer Lake Baptist Church. He worked with the Department of Transportation as an Assistant Maint. Engineer after 42 years of service. He was the owner/operator of Day Farm Equipment and he loved fishing and gardening.
Jr. was preceded in death by his parents: William Elbert Buchanan Sr. and Lillian Ora Lee Snipes.
Mr. Buchanan is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mozeta Buchanan, of Day, Fla., four sons; Jimmy Buchanan (and wife Lynn), of Lake City, Fla., John Buchanan, of Lake City, Fla., William "Winky" Buchanan, of Day, Fla., Wally Christie and his wife Tori, of Hahira, Ga., two daughters; Lyn and her husband Jimmy Irving, of Day, Fla., and Sherri and her husband Roger Felkel, of Valdosta, Ga., three brothers; James and Ginny Buchanan, of Orlando, Fla., J. W. and Betty Buchanan of Jacksonville, Fla., and Marvin and Peggy Buchanan, of Day, Fla., one sister; Betty and husband Gene Wilson, of Orlando, Fla., 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, May 29 at 3 p.m. at Brewer Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Bradow officiating. Interment services will follow immediately afterwards in Day Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Brewer Lake Baptist Church. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Madison.
Friends may sign the online guest book at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com.
Published on June 1, 2016
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