Class of 1952
1952 Maroon Spotlight
Richard Marlin Buffington
July 18, 1934 – January 27, 2022
Richard Marlin Buffington, 87, was born in Perry, Oklahoma, on July 18, 1934, to Ralph and Marie Buffington. He entered his heavenly home on January 27, 2022.
Richard enjoyed welding, quail hunting, fishing, talking about fishing, and a good cup of coffee.
In his later years he enjoyed selling scrap car parts, which included trips to Arkansas with Evelyn and more than likely a trip to the Casino.
Richard is survived by his longtime companion, Evelyn Thornbrue; brothers, Les Buffington and Robert Buffington, and wife, Bonnie Buffington; his children, Cindy Au, Terry Lee, and Rodney Epp; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Marie Buffington; his wife, Bobbie Buffington; son, Randy Buffington; sister, Betty Skalenda; sister-in-law, Maxine Buffington; and granddaughter, Ashley Au.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the Trout Funeral Home of Perry, 1408 N. 7th St. in Perry, OK 73077. Burial will follow at Grace Hill Cemetery in Perry.