‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees

Event Name 1

Fairview Memorial Gardens

View Details

Visitation

Fairivew Memorial Gardens
Saturday November 28th, 2020
12:00pm

View Details

Graveside Funeral Service

Fairview Memorial Gardens
Saturday November 28th, 2020
1:00pm

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Olin's visitation.


Olin R. Buchanan

Mr. Olin R. Buchanan, age 82, of Sylva, passed away November 24, 2020. A native of Jackson County, Olin was a devoted member of East Fork Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School and Wednesday night Bible Study. In addition to his late parents, Allen Buchanan and Alice Green Buchanan, he is preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.  He is survived by his wife of over 59 years, Jolene G. Buchanan, of Sylva; two sons, Randall O. (Tera) Buchanan, of Arden, NC, and John A. (Brenda Bennett) Buchanan, of Ft. Worth, TX; grandchildren, Jeremy (Kim) Buchanan, Paige Buchanan, Kallie Jo Buchanan, Erika (Jeff) Gibby, Heather (Jonathan) White, Travis Brent, Blaine Howell; 8 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Buchanan, of Bryson City, and Richard Earl Buchanan, of Sedro-Woolley, WA; many nieces nephews, and church family, and friends. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 12:00 PM Graveside at Fairview Memorial Gardens.  The funeral service will begin at the graveside at 1:00 PM.  Rev. Dennis Burrell, and Rev. Eddie Stillwell officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Olin's name to United Christian MInistries 191 Skyland Dr. Sylva, NC 28779 or Tuckasegee Baptist Association PO Box 266 Sylva, NC 28779. Appalachian Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.


To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Olin Buchanan, please visit our flower store.



Guestbook

Ilost a friend , when Olin left us, I have a lot of Memories of our family gatherings.Love all of you , I will be Praying as you say your last goodbye.

Beck Moore Nov 26 2020 12:00 AM

Mr. OLIN WAS ONE OF MY FAVORITE CLIENTS. I ALWAYS ENJOYED CUTTING HIS HAIR WHILE LISTENING TO ONE OF HIS STORIES. HE WILL BE DEEPLY MISSED. DOUG AND I WILL BE PRAYING FOR YOU JOELENE AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. REST IN PEACE MR. OLIN. GOD BLESS!! DOUG AND MACHELLE SAMUEL

Machelle Samuel Nov 25 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Olin passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Jolene and the family.

Jessie Wilson Nov 25 2020 12:00 AM

Friends and Family uploaded 1 to the gallery.

Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM