Nealand McNearney (1922 - 2017)

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Nealand T. McNearney
November 4, 1922 - July 21, 2017
Nealand T. (Buzz) McNearney died July 21, 2017 of natural causes.
He was born November 4, 1922 in Colville, WA; he attended school there and married his soulmate, Arleigh.
They were married for 72 years until her death in 2014.
Buzz spent 3 years making explosives for torpedo with the Navy in Bremerton, Washington. Long haul trucking with his brother in law, brought him to Nampa. He started working for R&V Oil Company where he eventually became president and co-owner. He retired after 40 years of service.
Buzz was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and loved spending time with his son, Steven, on adventures. Buzz and Steve were always building something, including a cabin in Cascade. Fun family outings were always spent with Don and Virginia Johnson and their children, Donnie & Pam.
Buzz is survived by his son and daughter in law, Steve & Nancy of Nampa, his daughter, Larinda of Boise, 2 grandchildren, Brian and Keith Pitcock, and 4 great grandchildren, Morgan, Brianna, Samantha and Dakota.
We will miss you, dad.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 1-4 pm at the Nampa Elks Lodge located at 1116 1st St South Nampa, Idaho 83651.
Please visit Buzz's memorial webpage online at

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10254 W Carlton Bay Dr
Garden City, ID 83714
(208) 853-3131
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on July 30, 2017
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