Buchan, Inglis Phillip Oram

March 04, 2007

On Monday, February 19, 2007 Inglis P. O. Buchan passed gently from this world into the next at the Carroll Hospice or "Dove House". He passed following a sudden but brief illness which allowed time for family and friends to say whatever they felt needed to be said to him before he moved on to his next sailing race. He lived life to the fullest and it was filled with many accomplishments and a great sense of devotion to his family. His wife, Joan M. Buchan was, and will continue to be, his one true love. His second love was sailing, the St. Andrew's Society of Maryland, and his old black Dodge. Inglis Buchan was born in Plymouth, England in 1921 and attended Exeter School where he was the Captain of the Gym and Hockey teams. After graduating with honors, he joined the British Merchant Marines and served in World War II from 1940 to 1945. He survived two attacks at sea, one tanker sunk by German torpedoes in 1943, and the other managed to limp into New York Harbor in 1944. He received the 1939-45 Star Medal for the Battle of Britain, the Atlantic Star Medal, and the War Medal 1939-45 for his heroic actions. During the war, Inglis Buchan met Joan Merryman in 1941 and they were married on Sept 15, 1945 in Baltimore, MD. In 1958, they moved back from England to Towson, MD. He attended the University of Baltimore where he received his Accounting Degree with the highest honors. He worked 25 years for a local electrical repair company as their Comptroller. He also worked at H&R Block for 15 years. Inglis P. O. Buchan is survived by his one true love and wife: Joan Merryman Buchan. His children: daughter, Sally N. Cooper and his other daughter, Ann Remmey. His son, Peter I. Buchan and his other daughter, Sevy R.S. Buchan. His grandchild: Logan Cooper and his other daughter, Sara Cooper; His grandchild: Tanya A. Buchan. Donations or contributions should be sent in Inglis's name to: CARROLL HOSPICE "Dove House" 95 CARROLL STREET WESTMINSTER, MD 21157 Inglis P. O. Buchan was a gentle and kind man. He was a wonderful husband and father. He will be remembered by many as a soft spoken but adventurous man who loved the sea so we say, "Fair winds and following seasM-bM-^@M-&M-bM-^@M-&M-bM-^@M-&M-bM-^@M-&.."

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