East Palestine - Brian K. "Buzz" Noel, 50, of Wheathill Road, died at 10:21 a.m. Monday at the Salem Community Hospital, where he had been a patient.
Buzz was born April 20, 1963, a son of the late James Noel and Joyce Blake Noel Waychoff, and was a lifelong resident of the area. He had been employed for the past 10 years with Columbiana Foundry.
He is survived by a daughter, Marisa Noel, Columbiana; a brother, Bill Noel, East Palestine, and three sisters, Vickie McGuckin and Jody Waychoff, both of East Palestine, and Angel Benton of Darlington, Pa.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford. Arrangements were with the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home. www.oliver-linsley.com.