RUBY LEE HANAFIN Saturday, September 14, 1940 - Sunday, July 2, 2017

Ruby L Hanafin, age 76, passed away on July 2, 2017 from pneumonia. She was born September 14, 1940 to James and Sylvia Buckmaster in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Ruby was preceded in death by her father, James Buckmaster, who passed away in 1946 from injuries sustained in WWII, her mother Sylvia Riley, stepfather Carl Riley, and brothers Billy Buckmaster, Danny Buckmaster, and Jimmy Buckmaster. She is survived by her husband Don Hanafin of Nixa; two sons, James Hanafin of Springfield, Missouri and Tom Hanafin of Clever, Missouri; a daughter Kandy Vice and husband Will of Clever; a brother Jerry Buckmaster of Republic, Missouri; grandchildren Alicia, Jesse, Erica, and Mackenzie; great grandchildren Greyson, and Brantley; and an extended amount of family and friends she loved dearly.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Meadors Funeral Home, Clever. The graveside service will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 6th in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Clever.

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Service Details: There will be a visitation 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Meadors Funeral Home, Clever, Missouri. The graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 6th in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Clever.

James and I were so sorry to hear of Ruby's passing.  Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. James & Debbie Gardner
I always liked Ruby (and Don) very much. My condolences to the family. Sincerely, Susan ( Hays ) Compton