Friday, May 29, 2009

Obituary: Philip Buchanan, 68

DYCUSBURG, Ky. — Mr. Philip Buchanan, 68, of Dycusburg passed away at 3:54 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Lourdes hospital in Paducah.

He was a graduate of the College of Lake County, Ill., School of Nursing and was a retired nurse for Winchester House of Libertyville, Ill. He was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Buchanan is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jason Wade and Ann Buchanan of Mayfield; one daughter, Becky Buchanan of San Antonio, Texas; two grandchildren, Chelsea Buchanan of Wisconsin and Carl Buchanan of Murray; one brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Teresa Buchanan of Crittenden County; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Dixie and Charlie Ray of Paducah, Darlene and Bill Tabor of Crittenden County, Nancy Buchanan of Boaz and Rosalee Wallace of Crayne; and nieces and nephews, Mike, Ricky, Joe, Angie, Kim, Maryanne, Starla, Darren, Sherry, Linda, Tina, Rodney, LeeAnn and Kristi.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Wendell Buchanan; two sisters, Norma Nichols and Jeanette Sutton; and his parents, Roy Buchanan and Lula Martin Buchanan.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Dycusburg Cemetery in Crittenden County with the Rev. David Sphnix officiating.

There will be no visitation. Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville is handling arrangements.

Source: The Paducah Sun (

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