Daniel L. Buchanan, 71, of Mt. Vernon, passed away on May 3, 2022, at his home. Daniel was born in Evansville, Indiana on November 22, 1950, the son of Marshall and Wahnita (Scott) Buchanan. Daniel married Lee Ann (McCarty) Buchanan on June 10, 1983, and she survives.
Daniel graduated from Mt. Vernon High School, and after graduation, he enlisted in the United State Marines reserve. Daniel worked for Flanders Electrical as an AC mechanic. Daniel loved listening to his country music, especially the county oldies. He also enjoyed collecting knives and guns.
Daniel is survived by his wife, son, Travis Buchanan; daughters, Laycie (Kenny) Wells, and Helena Buchanan; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Judy Schwambach, Robin Key, and Kris Richard.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Jim and Mark Buchanan.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 13th at the Black Chapel/ Mt. Vernon Community Church in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will take place from 10:00 am until the time of service. Denning Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon is overseeing the arrangements. Per Daniel’s wishes, he wanted no flowers and instead memorials to be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital. Online condolences may be left at denningfamilyfuneralhome.com