Claude “Buckshot” Buchanan died June 15, 2017, in Heidenheimer, Texas. Born September 16, 1941, in Ellis County, to Claude Lee and Nellie McIntosh Buchanan, he attended Italy Public Schools. Surviving him are his children Brent Buchanan, James Lee Buchanan, Susie Burnett and Marla Adams; also grandchildren, great grands, cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, one brother, Lonnie “Bucky” Buchanan and maternal aunt, Lillie McIntosh Adams.
Buckshot was a gifted auto mechanic, an avid race-car builder, fearless driver of the cars he built, and a member of The Texas Pro-Stock Association, and the American Hot Rod Association.
Buckshot was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Carroll Buchanan (his twin), Shirley Buchanan Wharton, Jerrie Lou Warren, and Billy Ray Buchanan.
A memorial service will be held at Faith Church, 1810 W. Baldridge Ennis, Texas on Saturday, June 24th, Rev. Bobby Adams officiating. Special thanks to Faith A/G, Darrell Nelson, Pastor.