Donald R. Buchananvet ffffffMADISONVILLE, KY., — Donald R. Buchanan, 82, of Madisonville passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh, IN. He was born on October 18, 1937 in Madisonville to the late Jennie Lou Buchanan and Carl Ray Buchanan. He was a member of Grapevine Baptist Church in Madisonville. He loved nature and enjoyed feeding his birds and doing yard work. Donald truly loved spending time with his family and friends.

Donald was a United States Navy Veteran and retired as a coal miner with Pyro Mining.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years June Buchanan, sons Dwayne (Kim) Buchanan, Alan (Jonna) Buchanan and Jamie (Sherri) Buchanan all of Madisonville, daughter Lisa (Dennis) Coombs of Madisonville, sister Betty (Franklin) Skaggs of Owensboro, 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Rev. Franklin Skaggs officiating. Burial to follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Madisonville with military honors conducted by the Hopkins County Honor Guard.

The visitation will be from 4pm until 7pm Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the funeral home and from 12noon until the funeral hour Sunday at the funeral home.

The pallbearers are Brandon Buchanan, Dylan Buchanan, Holden Buchanan, Bruce McKinnies, Ferrell Lewis and Chris Wilder.

Condolences may be made to the family at

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