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Ronnie Gene Buffington

BuffingtonRonnie Gene Buffington, age 74, of Emory, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016 at ETMC in Tyler.

Funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, January 7, 2016, 2:00 PM, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory. Bro. Bill Cooper, Jr. will officiate.  Interment will follow at Woosley Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1-2 PM, at the funeral home.
Ronnie was born on March 12, 1941, in Wichita Falls to Thomas Doyle and Goldie Ola Williams Buffington.  He married Carolyn Joyce Kelley in Durant, OK on July 19, 1968.  Ronnie worked most all his life as a self employed painter.  He was a member of the Christian faith and of Union Bower Assembly of God Church in Irving.
Wife: Carolyn Joyce Buffington of Emory

Son: Joshua Andrew Buffington of Fruitvale

3 Brothers: Joe Etoch (Louise) of Wichita Falls; Thomas Benton Buffington (Cheryl) of Emory; and Emory Dean Buffington of Arlington

3 Sisters: Dorothy Dean Tharp (Richard) of Cosby, TN; Shirley Ann Cooper (Bill) of Irving; and Sandra Kay Elms of Irving

Grandchildren: Bree’Anda Harris; Hunter Harris; and Presley Harris

Several nieces and nephews

Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded by: Parents; 1 Daughter: Wendy Rebecca Buffington Harris in 2012; 1 Brother:  Billy Doyle Buffington; 2 Sisters: Helen Louise Porter and Norma Jean Vaughn; 1 Son-in-law: Brute Harris in 2012

Author: Staff Reporter

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