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Roger William BuchananJune 9, 1934 ~ May 16, 2017 (age 82)
Roger William Buchanan
June 9, 1934-May 16, 2017
Pikeville – Roger William Buchanan, 82, died Tuesday at Wayne UNC Health Care with his wife by his side.
Services will be held Saturday at 2:30 at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, 1200 W. Grantham St., Goldsboro 27530. Committal will follow at Pleasant Hill FWB Church Cemetery, 1080 Gurley Dairy Road, Pikeville 27863. The Rev Dann Patrick and Rev Christian Powell will officiate.
A visitation will be held in the fellowship hall prior to the service from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm.
Surviving is his wife, Shelba Bunn Buchanan, sons, Roger Woodrow “Woody” Buchanan (Lisa) of Owatonna, MN, William Gregory “Greg” Buchanan (Laurie) of King George, VA, and Thomas Kurt Buchanan (Kathy) of Fredericksburg, VA, six grandchildren, Royce, Darien, Collin, Nicholas, Natalie and Kallie Buchanan and two step-grandchildren, Desiree and Jon Snyder. Brothers, George Buchanan of Colorado Springs, CO, Don Buchanan of Bellingham, WA, Dale Buchanan of Sherman, TX, and sisters, Carol Innes of Murray, KY, and Ruth Buchanan of McKinney, TX.
He was born in Pitteville, WI and a native of Tomahawk, WI, preceded in death by his parents, Rosalie Louise Orcutt Buchanan and William Henry Buchanan and a sister, Marie Johnson. He was a professor at Bob Jones University and an administrator at Pillsbury College and Mt. Olive University. He started and ended his career as a public school Music teacher in Illinois and North Carolina, respectively.