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Ronald Dean “Buckwheat” Bainter


Buckwheat Bainter

Ronald Dean “Buckwheat” Bainter, age 61, of Galena, Missouri, passed away May 1, 2021. He was born April 17, 1960, in Ashville, Ohio, the son of Robert Dale Bainter, Sr. and Elizabeth Mae (Reid) Bainter. His parents have preceded him in death.


Buckwheat was a hardworking carpenter by trade. He enjoyed exploring the outdoors, fishing, and watching NASCAR. Buckwheat will be missed by those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his brothers and a sister: Robert Dale Bainter, Jr. of Galena; Susan Wolford of Mercerville, Ohio; Bill Bainter and wife Theresa of Galena; and Timothy David Bainter of Galena. Buckwheat is also survived by several nieces and nephews.


No services are planned at this time. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. To leave an online condolence please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com .

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