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Richard Scott Buchanan

R. Scott Buchanan, 58, of Sylva, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday morning July 3, 2021. A native and a lifelong resident of Jackson County he was the son of the late Jake Buchanan and Joann Stephenson and was raised by the late Frank and Marie Jones. 

Scott enjoyed fishing, bowling, digging ginseng and spending time with his family. He loved working outdoors for people. He was a loving brother and uncle who will be dearly missed.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his daughter Sheila'

He is survived by his sisters; Linda Sue McAlpine of Waynesville and Joyce Freeman of Sylva

Brother- James Buchanan Jr of Sylva

Several nieces and nephews and special friends Charlie and David also survive

Services will be private

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The thing i remember most about Scotty is that no matter how bad things got he was always smiling and happy.He will be missed..

Alan & Kristi Hermes Jul 6 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Buchanan

Alan & Kristi Hermes Jul 6 2021 12:00 AM

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