Wesley Chad Buchanan

Wesley Chad Buchanan, 48,  passed away Feb. 19, 2020 peacefully at home. He was born on July 29, 1971 to Larry J. and Rose Marie Buchanan.   

 He was a husband, stepfather, brother, uncle and friend.  He maintained a career as a first-class machinist and was currently employed at the Newport News Shipyard working on submarines for the U.S. Navy while persuing his engineering degree and maintaining a 4.0 average and being on the Dean’s List. But he was most at home on the family farm in LaWard, Texas.     

Wes was preceded in death by his parents Larry J. Buchanan and Rose Marie Buchanan and his sister Valorie Watson.   

 He is survived by his wife Janis Lorene Buchanan; stepsons T.J. Dickey and Dakota Dickey; brother Larry Joe Buchanan  and wife Barbara; sister Jacqueline Garner and  husband Calvin; nine nieces and nephews and 17 great-nieces and nephews.     

Services will be held at the Oaklawn Funeral Home 900 Navidad St. Edna Texas 77957. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Oaklawn Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 4 at Oaklawn Funeral Home  followed by grave side services at Red Bluff Cemetery in Lolita.     

Arrangements under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home, Edna, 782-2221.

Jackson County Herald Tribune

306 N. Wells
Edna, TX 77957