Robert Elliott BuffaloCarlisle, AR, 1941 - 2023
Robert Elliott Buffalo, 81, of Carlisle, died Saturday, September 16, 2023.
Robert was a lifelong resident of Carlisle, living on his family's farm five miles south of town.
Robert was a 1959 graduate of Carlisle High School. He served several years in the Arkansas Army National Guard while also working on the family farm with his father.
Robert met his wife Rose Mary on a blind date in early 1964. They were married December 19, 1964, in North Little Rock and were together until Rose Mary's death in 2008.
Robert is preceded in death by wife, Rose Mary; parents, Robert and Dorothy Buffalo; and his daughter-in-law, Linda Buffalo.
Survivors include: sister, Janice Gooch and husband Jim of Forrest City; and brother, Richard and wife Dianne of Carlisle; three children: daughter, Carole Acord and husband Clay of Little Rock; son, Mark Buffalo of Cabot, and son, Jonathan Robert Buffalo and wife Hopalynn of Carlisle. He was Grandpa/P-Paw to four grandchildren: Devon, Heather, Emmy, and Kaitlyn Buffalo.
Visitation is Saturday, September 23, at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen at 1 p.m., with the funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the Old Carlisle Cemetery.
Published September 19, 2023
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Westbrook Funeral Home
112 North Livermore, P.O. Box 543, Hazen, AR