Lyle O. Buchanan, 97, of Hendersonville passed away the morning of Saturday, November 25, 2017. He was the son of the late Walter O. and Edna I. Metz Buchanan. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 74 years Helen and a sister, Jean Buchanan-Palmateer.
Mr. Buchanan was veteran of the US Coast Guard. Lyle was an active member of the Methodist church and a Shriner. He was the fire chief in Rochester, MI for 20 years and a firefighter for 40 plus years. After retiring in 1982 he and his wife Helen moved to Hendersonville, NC.
Survivors include his sons, James Buchanan and wife Eileen of UT and Richard Buchanan and wife Leslie of MA; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service to honor both Lyle and Helen will be held 10 am on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at First United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Office of Development Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 or online by Clicking Here
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Hendersonville First United Methodist Church
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