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April 18, 2024

Terry James Buchanan

Terry James Buchanan, 63, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Saturday, April 11, 2020.

He was born to the late James Walter and Doris Marie Frye Buchanan on June 25, 1956 in Catawba County. He was a 1974 graduate of Alexander Central High School. Terry worked at Meredith Berta Company in Graphic Art Design for many years. After this, he shared his culinary abilities at Crossroads Grill in Taylorsville and lastly at Hickory Café in Hickory. He was a man of many talents.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandparents, uncles, aunts, and two cousins, Sonya Rector and Jacob Frye.

Those left to cherish his memory include aunts, Linda Frye Rector (Larry), Lou Ann Frye, wife of deceased uncle Harold Frye, and Rita Frye, wife of deceased uncle Leon Frye; cousins, Rickie Gantt (Sandra), Mark Gantt (Sheila), Julia Rhyne (Dennis), Eric Frye (Dana), Dion Hines, and Terry Frye; and many other relatives.

Terry was loved by family and many friends. He will be greatly missed.

The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or foundation of one’s choice.

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  1. Angela Johnson on April 14, 2020 at 8:31 pm

    Rest In Peace Big Terry. You Will Never Be Forgotten.

  2. Glenda Mecimore on April 15, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    Rest in peace Terry!!!!!

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