Donald Joe “Don” Buchanan, 72, of Travelers Rest, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, SC.
Born in Greenville, SC he was a son of the late Hazel Buchanan Yelton. Mr. Buchanan was a US Navy Veteran of Vietnam; he was retired from Buchanan Oil Company and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
Don is survived by his wife, Dot Looper Buchanan; a son, Donald Joe “Joey” Buchanan, Jr. (Jordan); two daughters, Shannon Boykin (Tripp) and Sherri Posada (Diego); a step-son, Scott Vaughn (Cheryl); 7 grandchildren, Rylie, Carter, Bradley, Jack, Oliver, Jasmine and Austin; 2 step-grandsons, Caleb & Wil; 4 sisters, Jewell Holquest, Georgia Hooper, Tracy Yelton , Samantha Yelton and a brother, Curtis Yelton.
In addition to his mother he was predeceased by a step-son, Stephen Vaughn.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at Shiloh Baptist Church with burial to follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 PM Wednesday at the church prior to the service.
The family will be at the home.
Memorials may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church Building Fund, 646 Dacusville Road, Marietta, SC 29661.
Online condolences may be expressed here.
The Howze Mortuary in Travelers Rest is in charge of arrangements.