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“Connie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sorry we were not able to be there in person for you. Love to all, Dion ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Dion and Leanne Cantu - Ballwin, MO

“To Connie and her Family and all the Buchanan Family We are so very sorry for your great loss. He was loved and will truly be missed by many. May God...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Donald Kim Barndt - Frackville, PA

“I was so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Larry was my cousin and a great guy. He will be missed by many. Although I haven't seen Larry in person...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: KATHY JONES - HUNTERSVILLE, NC

“Connie- I am so so sorry to hear about Larry. I won't be able to make the visitation or funeral but want to let you know you are in my thoughts. My...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Hess - Machesney Park, IL

“Connie, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time . ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Marsha Elder - Harmon, IL

“So sorry to hear about Larry's passing. I'm gonna miss chatting with him on fb. Know that our prayers are with the family. Larry was a great guy. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Teddy Jones - York, SC - Family

“We've had the honor of having Larry as a part of our family for thirteen years. He's always been a friend, a brother, a grandfather, and the light...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy and Jim Galus - Sterling, TX

“Larry, I will always cherish the good times we had growing up together. God took you home too early but you will never be forgotten. RIP my friend. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Melissa Mayberry Jackson - NC

“My deepest condolences.Larry and I grew up in the same neighborhood, spent many days at Abernathy Park in Huntersville NC. Such a great guy...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Jessie Parks - kannapolis, NC

“Connie, we are in shock over Larry's death, we are so deeply sorry for your loss, much love and prayers ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Sheryl Martin - Charlotte, NC

“Sending prayers and hugs to the entire Buchanan family. Larry will be greatly missed by his friends in PA. It was such a pleasure to be blessed with...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Carmella Neifert - Barnesville, PA

“So sorry to hear of this tragedy. Larry will surely be missed. Prayers for hus Family. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Randy and Wanda Buchanan - Denver, NC


Larry Dean Buchanan, age 58, of Sterling, was killed in a construction accident on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 in Wyoming.

Larry was born on October 15th, 1960 in Mooresville, N.C., the son of Ira and Gladys (Mayberry) Buchanan. He married Connie Sue Grenoble on June 9th, 2018 in Rockfalls after being together for 13 years prior. Larry was employed at Cold Storage Construction as the Superintendent for many years. Larry was an avid sports fan, his favorite teams being, The Packers, Yankees, and The N.C. Tar Heels.

Larry was proud, caring, and loved spending time with his family and his three dogs (Violet, Mila, and Pebbles). Larry is survived by his wife, Connie Buchanan of Sterling; one daughter, Brooke Grenoble of Council Bluffs, Iowa; one son, Brad (Leah) Grenoble of Chadwick; two brothers, Alan (Tina) Buchanan of Greenville, M.I. and Jimmy Buchanan of Charlotte, N.C.; and five grandchildren, Taylor, Jade, Peyton, Maliah, and Lexis Grenoble. He will forever be known as his family's "LareBear".

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Bobby Buchanan.

The visitation will be held Thursday, August 15th, 2019 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rockfalls, IL. Funeral service will be held immediately following at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.