He was employed with Fairchild Aircraft, Pangborn and Mack Trucks, retiring in 1987. Thanks for visiting HeraldMailMedia.com. He received his B.S. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for more free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. Winds light and variable.. Editor’s note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs “A Life Remembered.” Each story in this continuing series takes a look back — through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others — at a member of the community who died recently. in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, where he was the captain of the track and field team. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Pilot Wallace "Buzz" Sawyer Jr., 41, died with two other men while trying to deliver arms to the Contras, whom Ronald Reagan hailed as "freedom fighters." Friends and family members are mourning the loss of a Washington County man who they described as a "one-of-a-kind" individual who spent many hours researching the Vietnam War because of his experience there, and making a lot of friendships here at home. Buzz Sawyer; Birth name: Bruce Alan Woyan: Born June 14, 1959 [1] St. Petersburg, Florida, United States [2] Died: February 7, 1992 (aged 32) [2] [1] Sacramento, California, United States [3] Cause of death: Drug overdose [2] [1] [3] Family: Brett Sawyer (brother) [2] Professional wrestling career; Ring name(s) Buzz Sawyer [2] Billed height Buzz was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan and a friend of Cal Ripken Jr. and his family. Sawyer would work the indie circuit up until his death in 1992 which was the result of heart failure due to an overdose.

He would use his amateur skills, while in New Japan Pro Wrestling in 1989, against the Soviet amateurs that joined the promotion. Buzz will be buried with his parents at Battleboro Cemetery, NC with a private graveside service. Born Wednesday, May 16, 1928 in Whitakers, NC, he was the son of the late Willie and Effie (Hamill) Sawyer. He was known for allegedly hammering nails with his forehead in locker rooms prior to and at the halftimes of their local football games.
Buzz graduated from Granby High School, NC in 1946. William “Buzz” Joseph Sawyer Jr. , 90, of Williamsport, MD, passed away, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the Williamsport Nursing Home. Thank you for reading! North, Hagerstown, MD. William Ha…. Some customers at McDonald's restaurants in Hagerstown might have received something extra with their hamburger and fries. James Longmore could look back on a fulfilling life of a photographer that saw him take part in the trials of Nazi war criminals after World War II, document the Berlin Airlift after the war and enjoy a commercial career here in the states. Grace Rummel’s nurturing of her family and community demonstrated her strong sense of home. Low 56F. If you need help, please contact our office at 301-733-5131. Thank you for reading! Washington County Chamber Directory & Community Profile, Cunningham Falls/Gambrills State Parks Recreation Guide, South Mountain/Fort Frederick Recreation Guide, Terry Burleson shined his light in Clear Spring, Death of Chambersburg pastor evokes grief, love and fellowship within local community, Longtime volunteer also known for evangelism and playing shofar, James Longmore saw world through a camera lens, Former Habitat director built foundations, Young played in early girls baseball league, Talented homemaker had her eye on far-off places, 'Part of Williamsport died' with Murray's passing, 'Pastor McMuffin' committed to preaching, even in fast-food restaurants, 'Always smiling,' Vietnam War veteran leaves lasting impact on friends and family. His status would earn him a spot on the WCW roster heading into the 90s, however, he would fracture his wrist in 1990 and never return to the company. Terry Burleson wasn’t one to seek or stand in the limelight. We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. In 1959 Buzz was asked to represent the United States as a member of the U.S. Track and Field team, running races in Istanbul Turkey, Iran and India. Born Wednesday, May 16, … He was inducted into the Washington County Sports Hall of Fame and into Granby High School Sports Fall of Fame. If you have a subscription, please log in or sign up for an account on our website to continue. Sawyer was a graduate from Dixie Hollins High School where he was a state ranked wrestler in the 186 pound weight class. Partly cloudy skies. He served with the U.S. Air Force for three years.
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