Grand Junction resident Earl J. Buzzard died at HopeWest Jan. 6, 2018. He was 83.
A graveside service will be held Friday, Feb. 2, at 1 p.m. at Cedaredge Cemetery.
Mr. Buzzard owned and operated a trucking company.
He is survived by his wife, Lenora Buzzard of Grand Junction; children, Willie Austin, Warren Austin and Karol Austin, all of Grand Junction, and Ron Austin of Beaver Creek, Ohio; one sister, Marva Simpson of Grand Junction; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson Association of the Rockies, 1420 Ogden St., Denver, CO 80218.
Callahan Edfast Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.