Doyle “Buck” Buchanan

Doyle “Buck” Buchanan, 92, of Amarillo, TX died Sunday, January 10, 2021.

Services will be private.  Viewing will be from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Buck was born October 21, 1928, in Ozark, OK to John and Blanche Buchanan.  He graduated from Ozark High School.  Buck moved to Dumas, TX and went to work for Diamond Shamrock for 13 years.  He got into the scrap business in 1964 and had owned and operated Amarillo Recycling since 1984.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Josh Buchanan.

Survivors include his wife Beth Buchanan, of Amarillo, TX; a son, Tony Buchanan and wife Debbie, of Amarillo, TX; a daughter, Carrie Key and husband Bryan, of Dumas, TX; a stepson, Randy Bullington and wife Darlene, of Amarillo, TX; a stepdaughter, Barbara Bullington, of Amarillo, TX; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

17 Replies to “Doyle “Buck” Buchanan”

  1. Mr. Buck taught me so many things. He instilled hard work ethics in me that made me a man,
    and have changed my life forever. Even after moving out of Amarillo, anything I accomplish stems from those ethics. I can never thank him enough, and I’ll always miss him. We could always get a good laugh out of each other, and I’ll see him again one day. God bless your family and everyone at ARC. -from ol’ Hollywood.

  2. So sorry to hear of Buck’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Beth, and all the family as well.

  3. I am so sorry to hear of Buck’s passing. I worked with Buck at the Shamrock plant near Dumas. I really enjoyed working with him.

  4. The world lost a great man. He was so generous, caring, loving person. My thoughts & prayers go out to my Aunt Beth, his children, her children. Grandchildren & Gg children. Ronnie & Glenda Gordon

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  5. Doyle was one truly amazing person and will be missed deeply. In our eyes we can see his big smile and hear his joyful voice that was always so full of life. Aunt Beth, we send our caring thoughts and loving prayers. We love you!!

  6. Thanks God for permit hace great memorias with Mr Buck, was a great person , alweys take care of every one of the workers, Will miss you BIG BOSS,every morning, every day.

  7. Thoughts and prayers are with the family, didn’t know Buck but he seemed like a very likeable man who loved life. Thinking of all the family with prayers and thoughts. God Bless

  8. The world is not the same without Buck. You rarely find someone with Bucks generous, no nonsense, honest, hardworking integrity.
    All of our prayers go out to Beth and the kids. We love you all and grieve the loss of such a great man with you. Roy and I are proud to call him our friend.

  9. We are so sorry for your loss of this special man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

  10. We are so saddened by the loss of Buck. We always loved his stories and just being around him. Our love and prayers will remain with you all now and in the future. The world has lost a great man!

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