William Ensley “Bill” Buchanan

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

William Ensley “Bill” Buchanan, 62, of Shell Knob, passed Monday, May 4, 2020.

He was born Oct. 13, 1957, in Oak Creek, Colo., the son of Elmer and Gretta (Ensley) Buchanan. In August 1977, he was united in marriage to Sheri Lynn Goering.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his brother, Elmer “Bucky” Buchanan, III.

Survivors include: his wife, Sheri; one son, Justin Scott Buchanan and his wife Kelly of Shell Knob; two sisters, Carol Baxter of Sandwich, Ill., and Sandi Rosenberger and her husband Robert “Bob” of Sandwich, Ill.; two brothers, Doug Buchanan and Dino of Oak Lawn, Ill., and Raymond Buchanan and his wife Ellen of Newark, Ill.; and five grandchildren.

In later years, Bill and his family moved to Illinois where he attended Newark High School. He followed his dad and became a journeyman lineman I.B.E.W. Bill and Sheri moved to Shell Knob in 2001. He was a member of Lakeside Christian Church in Shell Knob.

Services were held at Saturday, May 9, at Lakeside Christian Church in Shell Knob under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial was at Lake Park Memorial Gardens in Shell Knob.

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