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4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: 254-772-5272
Fax: 254-772-5695
Bobby Buchanan

Bobby Joe Buchanan

Saturday, February 1st, 1947 - Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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***DUE TO CONDITIONS AT THE CEMETERY FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS - SERVICES HAVE BEEN MOVED TO OAKCREST FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL***



Bobby Joe Buchanan, 72, of Tool, Texas, formerly of Waco, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 4, at Rosemound Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at OakCrest Funeral Home on Saturday, prior to the service.

Bobby was born February 1, 1947 in Hillsboro, Texas to Marcus Judson Buchanan and Alice Jane Copeland Buchanan. He graduated from Aquilla High School in 1965. Bobby retired from Waco Dodge after 40+ years of service as an auto mechanic. He retired to Tool, Texas on Cedar Creek Lake in 2012.

Bobby was preceded in death by his first wife, Claudine Johnson Buchanan; his parents; his step-father, Bud Hartis; and sister, Faye Ward.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 22 years, Betty Buchanan of Tool, Texas; son, Marcus Buchanan of Waco; daughter and son-in-law, Tiffany and Kevin Roark of Waco; daughters, Melinda Green of Gun Barrell City, Texas and Paula Davis of Princeton, Louisiana; grandsons, Brian Buchanan and wife, Amy of Woodway, Hunter and Ryder Roark of Waco, Rick Green, Jr. and wife, Michelle of Carrollton, Brandon Green and wife, Irene Alvarez of Irving; granddaughters, Hayley Woodall of Oklahoma, Heather Reich and husband, Chris of Natchitoches, Louisiana; great-grandchildren, Zachary Buchanan, Adam Green, Sophia Green, Cailyn Woodall, Brooklyn Hall and Bella Watson; niece and nephew, Jay Watson and Kelly Herring; sister, Doris Reams of Levelland, Texas; brothers, Bill Buchanan and wife, LeighAnn of Chalk Bluff and Benny Buchanan and wife, Heidi of Waco; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:30pm
    When
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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  • Service

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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    DUE TO THE CONDITIONS AT THE CEMETERY FROM THE RECENT RAINS, SERVICES FOR BOBBY HAVE BEEN MOVED INDOORS AT OAKCREST FUNERAL HOME.
    Officiant
    Rev. Curtis Holland
  • Interment

    Location
    Rosemound Cemetery
    Address
    3201 S. 12th Street,
    WACO, TX 76706
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Donna Gutierrez

Posted at 06:50am
So sorry to hear I don’t get newspaper any more !! He used to work for my Dad at Thomas Exxon on Bosque!! I would fix his and my husband lunch everyday in 1969 !! He was always laughing! Here’s to all family members lots of prayers and Love for Healing !! Your friend Donna Thomas Fikes Gutierrez
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The Butcher Family

Posted at 07:29am
We're sorry we weren't able to attend the services. Will miss Uncle Bobby very much.
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Paula Kapavik

Posted at 08:47pm
My deepest of sympathy to All the family for your loss. Special thoughts go out to Tiffany and Billy to let you know that I am thinking of you!
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Love Annette and Brian

Posted at 03:15pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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The Woodall's

Posted at 02:36pm
We will always remember Bobby, Cut'n up and making us laugh!
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