Tommie Lee “Tom" Buchan

October 20, 1930 ~ April 5, 2021 (age 90)


Pembroke-  Tommie Lee “Tom” Buchan, age 90, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at Ogeechee Area Hospice.  Mr. Buchan was born in Coffee County to the late Lenton Lee Buchan and Maude Johnson Buchan.  He lived in Savannah for many years before moving to Pembroke.  He retired from Union Camp with over 44 years of service and was a master mason in the Thunderbolt Masonic Lodge F & AM #693 in Thunderbolt for over 60 years.  Mr. Buchan was a member of Lawrence Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Buchan was preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Debbie Buchan; one brother, Bobby Buchan; three sisters, Billie Courson, Shirley Smith and Luretta Sears and grandson, Damon Brown.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Jean Richardson Buchan of Pembroke; three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Lee Buchan, Sr. of Pembroke, Tommy and Darlene Buchan of Brooklet and Gary and Beth Buchan of Savannah; one daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Bill Harrell of Waycross; special daughter, Linda Barbee; 12 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Lawrence Baptist Church. 

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Lawrence Baptist Church with Rev. Albert Hodges officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery to include a masonic ceremony.    


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