Carl Buchanan


Carl Buchanan, age 82, of Whittier, N.C., passed away on Saturday, Dec.11, 2021.

He was born on June 14, 1939, in Jackson County to the late Cashes and Alene Harris Buchanan. 

Carl loved woodworking, refinishing furniture, and spending time with his grandchildren. He also loved cutting the grass on his tractor, then sitting on the front porch to admire his work.

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Alice (Franks); children, Donna Byrd (Ben), Vicki Lynn Walk (Dennis), Mark Anthony Buchanan, Carl Sam Buchanan (Stacie), Christopher Shane Buchanan (Emily); sisters, Mildred Monteith (Junior), Kate Stone (Major); 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Ginnie Sue Buchanan; siblings, Jimmie Buchanan (Betty), Lucille Turpin (Allison) and Lillian Hahlbeck (Warren).

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. today (Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021) at Wilmot Baptist Church, 2029 Thomas Valley Road, Whittier, N.C., with a funeral service at 2 p.m. Rev. Johnny Ray Davis will officiate.

Interment will follow at Bumgarner Cemetery.