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PAUL STANDLEY BUFFINGTON

October 21, 1942 November 2, 2019
PAUL STANDLEY BUFFINGTON
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Mr. Paul Buffington, 77, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away on November 2, 2019, in his home surrounded by his family. Paul was born on October 21, 1942, to Ira O. and Mamie Malinda (Standley) Buffington in Greenfield, Missouri.

Mr. Buffington served his country in The United States Air Force and was stationed in Libya, North Africa. Paul was proud to have been on the Bolivar Mo. State Basketball Championship team of 1960.
He was also a past deacon of the Anchor Baptist Church, Republic, Missouri. Paul thoroughly enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s games and sporting activities and he was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Myra Blount; brother, David Buffington; and Brother in law, Monroe Beck.

Paul is survived by his devoted wife; Karran, sons; Doug (Bethany), Scott (Lori), and Jason (Jana) Buffington and two step sons; Robbie and Marty (Jennifer) Cannon; one brother, Robert (Linda) Buffington; four sisters, Kathy Miller (Fred), Malinda Beck, Michelle Cornshucker (Melvin), Jane Steelman (Loyal), and one sister in law; Carla Buffington. He is also survived by six grandchildren; five step grandchildren; one great grandchild and a large and loving extended family and many friends.

Mr. Buffington’s visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Missouri, with funeral service to be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019, also in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic Chapel. Burial will follow at a later date with military honors at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri. The family is requesting, in lieu of flowers, that contributions be made in Paul’s memory, to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959.Family and friends may share online condolences at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

6

Nov

6:00 PM 11/6/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/6/2019 8:00:00 PM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

Graveside

Thursday

7

Nov

2:00 PM 11/7/2019 2:00:00 PM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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