George Asbury Buchanan, 89, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Born in Sylva, Jackson Co, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Thomas W., Jr. and Etta Cabe Buchanan.
He had lived in Isle of Wight most of his life.
For some 31 years, George was a tug boat operator for C&O Railroad, and was the owner/operator of Buchanan Logging Co. and was a avid gardener.
A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, George is survived by his wife of 72 years,
Alyne C. Buchanan; a son, Clinton Buchanan; 18 grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and a host of extended family and friends. He is preceded in death by 2 sons, Jerry and Perry and three daughters, Adline Matthews, Patricia Stoffel, and Linda Selman
Family and friends will gather 5-6:30 pm, Saturday, March 10, 2018, for visitation in Colonial Funeral Home, Carrollton. A funeral service will be held 3:00 pm, Sunday, March 11, Colonial Funeral Home, with Rev. Matthew Havens officiating. Burial will follow in St. Luke’s Memorial Park.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Smithfield Volunteer Rescue, PO Box 97, Smithfield, VA 23431.
Service arrangements are in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, 14214 Carrollton Blvd. Carrollton, VA. Family and friends are encouraged to share condolences and remembrances at colonialfuneralhomesmithfield.com.