Age: 67 Address: Carter's Ridge Road, Spruce Pine, North Carolina Date of Death: Saturday, March 8, 2014 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Eugene “Gene” Milton Buchanan of Carters Ridge Rd, passed away on Saturday, March 8th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.
He was a native of Mitchell County and a son of the late Milton and Sylvia Duncan Buchanan. He was retired from a career in Law Enforcement thirty years, serving three years in the Mitchell County Sheriffs Department and then for twenty seven years as Bakersville, NC Chief of Police in a personalized and dedicated manner. He was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church and he loved to teach prophecy.
Survivors include; his wife Barbara Shuford Buchanan of the home, a step-son; Greg Shuford and wife Dawn of Burnsville, NC, one brother; Eddie C. Buchanan and wife Cheryl of Bakersville, NC, a step- grandchild; Victoria Morgan and a step-great grandchild; Owen , and a nephew; Michael Buchanan.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10, 2014 at 5:00PM in Bear Creek Baptist Church with Chris Rathbone, Vernon Buchanan, and Larry Greene officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Interment will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Hospice of The Blue Ridge 236 Hospital Drive Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Buchanan Family.