Buchanan BLACKSHEAR — Carl Mitchell Buchanan, age 74, of Blackshear, passed away Friday evening April 8, 2022, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness. Born June 8, 1947, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was a son of the late Carl Milton and Mary Len McMichael Buchanan. He grew up in Ohio and lived in Florida and in Waycross before moving to Pierce County in 1980. He had worked as a manager for Eli Witt Cigar Company, but then worked and retired as a salesman from Stewart Candy Company. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Waycross. He also was a former member of the YMCA, Boy Scouts of America, Altamaha Hunting Club, and participated in anything his children were involved in including the band, sports, and other activities. His greatest joys in life were his grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Carl Milton “Mick” Buchanan; two sisters, Nancy Buchanan and Marilyn “Sis” Snider; and three brothers, Jack Buchanan, Frank Buchanan and Ronnie Buchanan. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Joy Ann Buchanan of Blackshear; three sons, Eric (Kim) Buchanan of Blackshear, Aaron (Amanda) Buchanan of Blackshear, and Shawn (Travis) Buchanan of Colorado; daughter-in-law, Amy Buchanan of Hamilton, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Christopher Buchanan (fiancée Hannah) of Hamilton, Ohio, Caitlyn Buchanan Walsh (husband John) of Blackshear, Erica Buchanan of Pearson, Lindsay Buchanan (Erick Rumpke) of Hamilton, Ohio, Kevin Buchanan (wife Bailey) of Calhoun, Ga., Ethan Buchanan (wife Jade) of Waycross, and Kody Buchanan of Blackshear; six great grandchildren, Keegan Thompson, Kinsleigh Thompson, Ansley Walsh, Korbin Thompson, Kace Buchanan, and Alivia Walsh; a sister, Debra Krebs of Ohio; three brothers, Gary Buchanan of Ohio, Mick Buchanan of Tennessee, and James Dugan of Ohio; as well as several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made the Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, 31501. Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at hartfh.com. Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear was in charge of arrangements. 

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