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Nelson Buchanan

Nelson Harris Buchanan Jr.

November 3, 1946 - March 22, 2021
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Obituary

Nelson Harris Buchanan Jr., 74, of Pine Bluff, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021. He was born November 3, 1946 in Pine Bluff to the late Nelson Harris Buchanan Sr. and Beatrice Magee Buchanan.
Nelson was reared and educated in Pine Bluff, graduating from Pine Bluff High School. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served 18 months in Vietnam. Nelson became an engineer for the Cotton Belt Railroad and worked for 42 years before his retirement. He was a former Shriner and Mason, and he loved to watch horse racing. Nelson was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Pine Bluff.
Nelson was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Judy Diane Brooks Buchanan, whom he married July 6, 1971 and who preceded him in death December 31, 2015; and his sister, Linda Douthit.
Survivors include two sons, Jeff Buchanan (Michelle) and Spencer Buchanan (Casey); five grandchildren, Marlee Buchanan, Madison Noble, Allissa Buchanan, West Lock and Brayden Lock; great grandchild, Jude Noble; and two brothers, Frank Buchanan and Henry Buchanan.
Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Friday, March 26, 2021 at Ralph Robinson and Son with celebrant Marty Shell officiating. Burial will be in Bellwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.ralprobinsonandson.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, March 26, 2021 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, March 26, 2021 10:00am
    Location
    Ralph Robinson & Son
    Address
    807 Cherry Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
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    Officiant
    Marty Shell
  • Interment

    Location
    Bellwood Cemetery
    Address
    2195 West Pullen Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
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Brandon Rash

Posted at 05:57pm
Jeff and Spencer, I am sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord wrap you in peace and comfort during this time.
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Susan & Patrick Morrissey

Posted at 03:35pm
"Nelson Buchanan" will remain in our hearts forever.
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Jim Hoskins

Posted at 09:50am
Jeff and Spencer - May both of you find comfort knowing that your Dad is with the Lord now. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you and your Family members during this difficult time. - Jim Hoskins
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Ted Harden

Posted at 09:05pm
Sorry to hear of Nelson's passing.
Our paths never crossed since High School days but I certainly honor his military service among other accomplishments listed.
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Wanda Iverson

Posted at 09:01pm
Jeff and Spencer, so sorry for the loss of your Dad. He and I grew up together . He was a great guy and friend. A gentleman. May God comfort y'all and your families at this sad time.
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