Brian Travis Buchanan, 42, of Tecumseh, passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

Brian Travis Buchanan, 42, of Tecumseh, passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

He was born Sept. 6, 1975, in Shawnee to Billy and Judy Buchanan.

Brian spent most of his life working as a chef for Shawnee Country Club. He loved to cook for his family every time they had a family event. He was known for always putting others before himself. He enjoyed spending time with all the children in the family.

Brian was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents Vera and Ben Courtney, Robert and Edna Buchanan; and his wife and love of his life, Barbara Buchanan.

Those left to cherish his memory are his brothers, Eric Buchanan and Aaron Buchanan; uncles and their wives, Larry and Linda Courtney, Chris and Martha Cerny; nieces and nephews, Amanda Cook, Matthew Cook, Michael Buchanan, Trent Buchanan, Mallory Buchanan, Alivia Powers, Christian McMurray; cousin, Heather Courtney; and countless family and friends.

Memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 6, at Abiding Grace Tabernacle in Shawnee.