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William DeWitt BuchannanFebruary 19, 1926 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 91)
Senior Chief Petty Officer William DeWitt Buchannan, Retired, age 91, of Baxley, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Meadows Park in Vidalia.
Mr. Buchannan was born February 19, 1926 in Appling County to the late George Washington Buchannan and the late Jimmie Williams Buchannan. He was a veteran in the United States Navy having served in War World II, Korea and Vietnam. Mr. Buchannan was a member and past president of the VFW and a former Grand Marshall of the Baxley Veterans Day Parade. Mr. Buchannan attended Woodlawn Baptist Church and was a retired Truck Driver.
Survivors include his daughter, Liz Buchannan of Auburndale, Florida; two grandchildren, Brandy Dalton of Lake Alfred, Florida & William “Choo” Myers of Fayetteville, North Carolina; great grandchildren, Sarayphia Sudderth, Joseph Dalton, II, Leslie Myers, William Myers and Adrian Myers.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 27, at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Daniels officiating.
Interment will follow in Appling Memorial Gardens with Military Honors.
Active pallbearers are Joey Dalton, Joey Dalton, II, Choo Myers, Leslie DeWitt Myers, Byron Carter and Buck Buchannan.
Visitation will be one hour prior to funeral service at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.