George Marvin Bufford passed away on Oct. 17, 2013. He was born April 22, 1947 in Bauxite. He was the son of George Elijah Bufford and Ellen Murphy Bufford. George was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the VFW Post 2256 as well as the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents and a sister, Zoundra.
George is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Judy, one son Aaron, and his beautiful daughter, Jennifer. He had four grandsons Blaine, Dalton, Chase, and Wyatt Bufford and shared many adventures with his granddaughters Gabie and Carlie Ann Krticka; four great-grandchildren, Chandler, Kylie, Aubrey, and McKinley Bufford all of Benton. George is also survived by three brothers, Cliff Bufford of Arizona, William Bufford of Benton, and Frank Kennedy of Benton, and three sisters, Linda Elliot and Betty Manley of Benton and Sandra Sullivan of Georgia, and numerous other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton with interment following at Noon at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. After services, lunch will be provided for family and friends at the VFW Post 2256.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the funeral home.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard
Family Comments: The family would like to extend a special thanks to Arkansas Hospice Home Care.