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Buchanan, William "Buck"

William T. "Buck" Buchanan, age 82, of Plano, Texas, passed away on July 4, 2015. He was born on May 24, 1933, in Ballinger, Texas, to William Andrew Newton Jackson Buchanan and Ina (Todd) Buchanan. On February 4, 1956, Buck married Geraldine "Jerry" Quick in Chesterfield South Carolina. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force Special Services, earning status as a Senior Master Sergeant before retiring in 1973. After retirement he worked as the Equipment Manager for the Dallas Cowboys from 1973 until 1994. He is survived by his wife, Jerry Buchanan of Plano, Texas; daughter, Julie Rene Buchanan Rodriguez and husband David of Sachse, Texas; son, William Andrew "Bucky" Buchanan and wife Deborah of Highland Village, Texas; grandchildren, Rochelle Rodriguez and husband Robert Tousley of Garland, Texas, D. Andrew Rodriguez and wife Hannah of Garland, Texas, William T. Buchanan II and wife Liz of Allen, Texas, J. Brett Buchanan of Allen, Texas, Jake B. Dean, Sammie B. Dean, Will B. Dean and Cameron B. Dean all of Highland Village, Texas; great-grandchildren, Carson, Chloe, Max and Griffin; brother, Hoyt Smith and wife LeeAnn of Abilene, Texas; and sister, Marriane Buchanan of Richardson, Texas. Buck is preceded in death by his parents. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 9, 2015 at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation being held from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., on Wednesday evening, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.


Mortuary: Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home