Kenneth Ray Buchanan, age 72, of Stamey Rd, Bakersville, NC passed away February 15, 2021. He was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a son of the late Arthur Ray and Mary Stamey Buchanan. Kenneth was retired as a self employed truck driver. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Kenneth enjoyed fishing, trucking and especially spending time with his grandchildren. Kenneth also enjoyed collecting eagle figurines. He believed they were God's wondrous creations, signs of strength for him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Barbara Willis Buchanan, of the home, one son Chad Buchanan ( Tina), of Bakersville, NC, one sister Janie Buchanan (Jerry), of Bakersville, NC, sister in law Brenda Willis, of Bakersville, NC, four grandchildren Morgan, Tyler, Tanner, and Dylan, a special nephew Steve Campbell (Tammee), and a special niece Ashley Jones (Justin).
He was preceded in death in addition to his parents by a son Michael Buchanan, and a brother Danny Buchanan.
A time to celebrate Kenneth's life will be held Saturday, March 20th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM in the Cane Creek Community Building, with a memorial service at Cane Creek Cemetery at 3:00PM, with Reverend Matthew Vern Grindstaff officiating.
Everyone in attendance is asked to bring and wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.
Henline - Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Buchanan family.
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