Joshua Irvin Buchanan, 31 of Amarillo died Wednesday March 28, 2012.
Services will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, March 31, 2012 in Hillside Christian Church Chapel with Kent Mereness of WTAMU Church of Christ, Chris Condit of Hillside Christian Church, and Bowden Jones of Emmanuel Church officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Josh was born June 12, 1980, to Tony and Debbie Buchanan. He grew up in Dumas where he was active in baseball, football, and wrestling. He graduated from Dumas High School and went one semester to Amarillo College. He then went to work for Amarillo Recycling Co. where he was the metal supervisor up until the time of his death.
Survivors include his wife Takeita Buchanan, of the home; two daughters, Tessa and Taylor; a son Joshua Jr.; parents Tony and Debbie Buchanan; a sister Missy Ruiz and husband Jeremy; a brother Keegan Buchanan; paternal grandmother, Mary Gayle Buchanan; grandfather Buck and Beth Buchanan; his maternal grandmother Betty Irvin; and grandfather Truett Irvin.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2012 at the funeral home.