Buster McElhenney was born June 8, 1953 in the son of the late Mason Henry McElhenney and Ruth Childress McElhenney. He was united in marriage to Patricia Lynn Coats on May 12, 1990. Mrs. McElhenney preceded him in death on August 21, 2007.
He departed this life on July 15, 2022 in Selmer, Tennessee at the age of 69 Years, 1 Month, 7 Days.
Buster was a life long Mechanic. He is survived by his children: Sylvia McElhanney Orman, Mason Henry McElhenney III, Lance D. McElhenney, Craig Heath, and Gary Heath: a sister, Mazie Wall; half brother, Phillip Woods; 6 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and fur babies: Duke, Jr, and Miss Charlotte.
In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. McElhenney was preceded in death by a sister, Vanessa McTaggart.