ALBANY -- Mr. Irvin Buchannon, Sr. was born one of four children to the late Mr. Willie Buchannon, Sr. and the late Mrs. Lula V. Marshall Buchannon on March 9, 1930.
On Wednesday afternoon, May 22, 2013, Irvin transitioned from this earthly life to his prepared place in our Savior's Kingdom. Along with his parents he was also preceded in death by his three siblings, Mr. Willie Buchannon, Jr., Mr. Wilkin Tavor, and Mr. Louis Buchannon.
Mr. Irvin Buchannon was married to the late Mrs. Pearlie Mae Thomas Buchannon and to this union two children was born, Irvin Buchannon, Jr. (Mattie J.) and Emanuel Buchannon (Vienna L.) both of Albany, Georgia.
On December 27, 1962, Irvin married Mrs. Marsharine P. Buchannon and to this union seven children was born, Michael J. Buchannon (Candice), Felicia K. Buchannon Lester (Donnis L.), Angela R. Buchannon (Eddie Beal, Jr.) all of Albany, Georgia, Shanta M. Buchannon Cicero (Charles, Sr.) of Portsmouth, Virginia, and Christopher D. Buchannon of Houston, Texas and two stepdaughters whom he called his own, Erma D. Price (Willie L., Jr.) and Sebrecca L. Buchannon both of Albany, Georgia.
He also has 18 grandchildren; one special granddaughter, Mrs. Kaleciakha S. Hall Peterson (Anthony, Sr.) of Albany, Georgia; 24 great grandchildren; four special great grandchildren, Precious K. Johnson, Christopher I. Hall, Felicia K. Hall and Anthony A. Peterson, Jr. all of Albany, Georgia; one aunt, Ella Buchannon of Albany, Georgia; and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral Service will be conducted today, Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 2:00PM at Word of Truth Ministries, Inc., 1512 West Broad Avenue. Interment will follow in Union Memorial Cemetery, 1100 South McKinley Street. The family will receive friends at 809 Cotton Avenue.
M.L. King Funeral Directors