Ronald James Buford

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Ronald James Buford, 64, of Golden, passed away his home on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. He was born Nov. 27, 1950, in San Diego, Calif., to James Leonard and Dolores Kay (Barnes) Buford. He graduated from Sweetwater Union High School in National City, Calif. In 1981, he moved to Eagle Rock, and started his own painting business, Arrow Star Painting.

Survivors include: two sisters, Dianna Brown and her husband, Paul, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Kathy Stephens and her husband, Bob, of La Mesa, Calif.; a brother, Chris Malcolm and his wife, Tess, of Murrieta, Calif.; the sons he raised, Chris Russell and his wife, Stephanie, of Pierce City, and Travis Russell and his fiancÚ Brandy Lauderdale, of Cassville; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a member of the All Faith United Methodist Church of Eagle Rock.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Eagle Rock Community Building at Eagle Rock. Pastor Karen Tutak will conduct the services. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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