CARMICHAEL, Murdock ‘Bucky’
It is with deep sadness that we parted with our ‘darling Bucky’ on May 22, 2017, at Baddeck Hospital, when he went to be with his Lord and Savior.
Bucky began his career as a forest ranger after graduating from Maritime Ranger School in New Brunswick. He later worked with the Department of Highways for many years as a surveyor. He was a valued member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in North River where he served as elder and choir member. He was a gifted Gaelic speaker/ teacher and was known for his beautiful Gaelic solos. He was also well known as a great fiddle player and was in high demand at dances and concerts. He also served on the board of the Gaelic College. Bucky was a gentle soul who was loved and admired by everyone who knew him.
Bucky was predeceased by his parents, Dan and Annie (MacLeod) Carmichael; brothers, Kenny (Mamie) Carmichael and Hector Carmichael; sisters, Marcella (Albert) Smith, Annie (Norman) MacInnis and Maude (Neil) MacLean, and nieces Alice Janson and Judy Morrison.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Jessie (Allen) Carmichael; son, Stewart (Joanne), and grandson, Matthew, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, North River, on Friday, May 26, from 12-2 p.m. The funeral service will immediately follow with Reverend Corrie Stewart officiating along with Reverend Duncan Roach. Committal will be at Pine Hill Cemetery in River Bennett. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of SW Chant and Sons Funeral Home, Sydney.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Andrews Church or Pine Hill Cemetery.
“And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” John 10:28 KJV Online condolences may be made by visiting www.chantfuneralhome.ca.
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