Ronnie Darryl Buffington, 50, of Benton passed away Saturday, Oct. 6.
He was born May 12, 1962 in Benton. Ronnie worked for Ambient Minerals, served in the U.S. Army and was of the Pentecostal faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jewell Ellis Buffington Jr. and Maybelle Langley Buffington; his father-in-law, Raymond Riddling' and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Gail Buffington of Benton; two sons, Darryl Buffington and wife Ty of Bentonville and Raymond Buffington and wife, Candias of Bauxite; three daughters, Nikki Haynes of Traskwood, Deborah Buffington and Laura Buffington, both of Benton; two half-brothers, Michael Buffington of Illinois and Bryan Buffington of Benton; three sisters, Pat Rice and Loretta Blair. both of Benton, and Darlene Rhodes of California; his mother-in-law, Jane Riddling of Benton; one granddaughter, Kavi Grace; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Ashby Funeral Home.
The family will be at 907 Ridge Road in Benton.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .