OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
108 North Broadview, Greenbrier, AR
Published: November 8, 2012
Donald Barger "Buddy" Aley, 77, of Greenbrier passed away peacefully at his home on November 6, 2012. He was born September 16, 1935 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Wilson W. Aley and Clara Barger Aley. Mr. Aley joined the Navy when he was 16 years old and retired as a captain from the U.S. Army in 1972. He was one of twelve (the dirty dozen) cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents and three sons, Gary Don, Randy and Patrick. Survivors include his loving wife, Annabelle Profitt Aley, daughter, Amberle Folsom, son, Ronnie Aley, daughter, Billie Jo Helsel, and a special daughter, Cheli Hunter, son-in-law, Steve Hunter and grandson, Zach Hunter. Other survivors include sisters, Elizabeth Ann "Susie" Beck of Courtland, New York and Donna Aley (Gospodarski) of Buffalo, New York, loving aunt and uncle Billie Jean McDaniel and Arthur (Mack) McDaniel, special friends, Billy English, Rusty Hardy, Larry McHughes, Phillip Nelson, and his hero Jim Profitt, along with many nieces, nephews and loving friends.
The family wishes to say a special thanks to Dr. Thomas Sneed and Arkansas Hospice. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice and Roses Among Thorns Support Group, 5 Loyal Lane Greenbrier, Arkansas 72058.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Thursday November 8, 2012 at Bishop-Griffin Funeral Home in Greenbrier. A memorial service will begin a 2 p.m. at Bishop-Griffin Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Freddie Mark Wilcox officiating. Arrangements by Bishop-Griffin Funeral Home of Greenbrier. (501) 679-4400. www.bishopgriffinfuneralhome.com.