Joseph Buchanan

Joseph Buchanan, 72, of Niles passed away Monday, January 9, 2017 at Lakeland Medical Center- St. Joseph.

A Celebration of Home Going will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, January 20, 2017 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services with Pastor Darryl K. Williams officiating. Those wishing to sign Joseph’s guestbook may do so online at

Joseph was born August 8, 1944 in Houston, Mississippi to Ned Buchanan & Mary Jane (Pulliam) Buchanan. He attended Covert High School. Joseph worked at Auto Specialist in the Campbell’s factory for many years. In his spare time he enjoyed walking long distances and riding his bikes.

He is survived by his children Joseph Buchanan and Michelle Buchanan and 3 grandchildren; 4 brothers and 4 sisters; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by His Father Ned Buchanan, His Mother Mary Jane Edwards Brunner and his brother Anthony S. Edwards.