Larry Buchanan, Sr., age 83, of Russellville, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021 at his residence after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his father, Everett Buchanan; mother, Lillian Griffith; brother, Bucky Buchanan; and several aunts and uncles. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Sarah Buchanan; son, Larry (Pam) Buchanan, Jr.; grandsons, Aaron (Nicole) Buchanan and Jarrod Buchanan; and great-grandson, Nikolai Buchanan. Larry was of the Baptist faith and attended Rocky Point Baptist Church. He retired in 1977 after proudly serving in the U.S. Army for twenty-two and a half years. He served in Vietnam from 1966 – 1967 and was a lifetime member of the DAV. After moving to Russellville in 1977, he attended TCAT. After receiving his Machinist I Diploma, he worked for Rockwell International until he retired in 1995. He was very active in the Hamblen County Republican Party where he served as Vice-Treasurer for a number of years. He passed knowing he had lived a blessed life. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 29th at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Ross Woody officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 30th at Hamblen Memory Gardens for military graveside services. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to be made to the Disabled American Veterans: VA Regional Office, 110 9th Avenue S. Room C166B, Nashville, TN 37203, 615-695-6384. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.
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