Donald L. "Don" Buzzard, 62, St. Joseph, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.

He was born Sept. 2, 1957, in St. Joseph.

Don was employed at Johnson Controls, Gene Buzzard & Associates Surveying and Land Engineering, Bartlett & West, finally retiring from Bestgen, Inc.

He enjoyed music, being outdoors, tractors, gardening, cooking and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by: his grandson, Keith Plummer; parents, Royce and Marjorie (Jinks) Buzzard; and brother, Rick Buzzard.

Survivors include: children: Tonya Martinez, Nicole Buzzard, Alicia Buzzard and Tiffany Bucher (Damien); grandchildren: Quinton, Juston, Aidin, Adrian, Charisma, Arya, Derek, Floyd and Gemma; sister, Debbie Buzzard; niece, Vickey Petitt; and nephew, Mike Brock.

Cremation under the direction of Simplify Cremations & Funerals.

Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

The family requests for anyone to contact them for details.

Online obituary and guestbook at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.