Maurice Buchanan



Age: 88
Address: Ellis Road Extension, Spruce Pine, North Carolina
Date of Death:  Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home 

Details: Maurice Buchanan of Ellis Road Extension in Spruce Pine died Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine. 
     He was born in Mitchell County to the late Roscoe and Nell Blackburn Buchanan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers; Jim and Phillip Buchanan and his sisters; Lucy Buchanan, Marcella Pitman, and Sylvia Woody. 
     Maurice was a member of the Pine Branch Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He played and coached softball for many years. He enjoyed gardening, his family, and gospel music. 
      Maurice Buchanan, age 88, of Ellis Road Extension in Spruce Pine died Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine. 
     He was born in Mitchell County to the late Roscoe and Nell Blackburn Buchanan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers; Jim and Phillip Buchanan and his sisters; Lucy Buchanan, Marcella Pitman, and Sylvia Woody.
     Maurice was a member of the Pine Branch Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He played and coached softball for many years. He enjoyed gardening, his family, and gospel music. 
     Mr. Maurice Buchanan leaves behind his wife, Mattie Lee Buchanan of the home; his son; Marvin Buchanan of Spruce Pine; his daughters; Melissa Clark of Nebo and Marquita Buchanan of Burnsville; his sisters; Margaret Wright of Spear and Emma Jean Johnson of Spruce Pine; and four grandchildren. 
     The funeral service for Mr. Maurice Buchanan will be conducted on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the Pine Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Interment will be in the Pine Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at the church. 
     Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the  website: www.webbfh.com selecting Mr. Buchanan’s name and then you may sign his guestbook.
     Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Buchanan family.

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