Neil Darwin Buchanan, 88, of Union, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at a local care facility. At his request, there will be no service.
Neil was born on September 11, 1930 in Arnegard, North Dakota to Roy and Pearl (Wright) Buchanan. He resided in John Day, OR, Burns, OR and Union, OR. He graduated from Grant Union High School in John Day, OR. He served our country while in the United States Army. He married Kathy Ridgeway and later divorced. He then married Jean Westfall who has passed.
Neil was employed with the CP National Power Company until retirement. He was awarded for 31 years of service for CP National. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and football. Neil was a beloved husband, father grandfather and great grandfather.
Neil is survived by children, Chuck Buchanan (Cheryl) of Durkee, OR and Michael Buchanan (Connie) of Summerville, OR; brothers, Myron Buchanan (Pearl) of Eugene, OR and Victor Buchanan (Carol) of Federal Way, WA; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; and his former wife, Kathy (Ridgeway) Wood of Union, OR. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Pearl; wife Jean (Westfall) Buchanan; and step-son Steve Beardsley.