MARBLE CITY, OK -- Leo Thomas Buzzard , 79, of Marble City, OK, died at his residence on April 20, 2016. He was born on Dec. 15, 1936 in Nicut to Hardy and Nancy (Livers) Buzzard.
Leo graduated high school from Sequoyah Vocational School in Tahlequah, graduating with the Class of 1955 as Lee Buzzard. Leo was a Veteran of the US Army where he retired as a Sergeant 1st Class (SFC) after he served for over 21 years.
Leo is survived by his children; Joe Lee Buzzard of Marble City, Milton Buzzard of Sallisaw, Lillian Blackbird of Marble City, John Buzzard of Bunch, Leonora Buzzard of Tahlequah and Julian Buzzard of Marble City. Sisters; Nancy Locust of Sallisaw and Maxine Connely of Greenwood, AR. Brothers; Dwain Hardbarger of Sallisaw and George Hardbarger of Marble City. 12 Grandchildren; Jim Lee Blackbird, Gayyohhi Blackbird, Clarissa Blackbird, Katie Mejia, Jesse Buzzard, Misty Truett, Gina Buzzard, Matthew Buzzard, Nicholas Buzzard, Julio Buzzard, Ricardo Tovar Buzzard, Amy Thompson and 17 Great Grandchildren.
Funeral services were Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Marble City High School Gymnasium with Carl Reece officiating. Burial followed in the Flute Springs Cemetery.