Thomas Robert Buzzard, Sr.

  • Born: January 9, 1963
  • Died: January 11, 2020
  • Location: Philpot, Kentucky

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Tel. (270) 683-1505

Tribute & Message From The Family

Thomas Robert Buzzard, Sr., 57, of Philpot passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home. Born in Chicago, IL, he was the son of the late Hardy and Betty Sue Bendell Buzzard. Mr. Buzzard was a member of the Cherokee nation and very proud of his native American heritage. He had a great sense of humor and took great joy in playing practical jokes on folks. He was an avid outdoorsman; enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and gardening. He also enjoyed board games and especially playing dominos and cards.

Surviving are his children, Tamera (Johnathon) Poynter of Philpot, Thomas (Holly) Buzzard, Jr. of St Ann, IL, Jenna Buzzard of Philpot; Anthony Buzzard and Austin Buzzard of Owensboro; James Murphy of Oklahoma; and Jeremy Murphy of California; and grandchildren Marlayna Buzzard, Brandon Murphy, Alex Murphy, Nunu Murphy, and River Murphy. Mr. Buzzard was one of 22 children including, Susan Rolon of Romeoville, IL, Perry Miscovich of Florida, and Nancy Crockett of Oklahoma.

Visitation for Mr. Buzzard will be from 2-8 p.m. Monday, January 13, 2020 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Buzzard Family, c/o Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, 900 Old Hartford Rd., Owensboro, KY 42303.

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So sorry to hear this he was a big part of my life. He was the bridge that brought the Zajdel and Bendel/Buzzard families together, he will be truly missed

Posted by Cookie Zajdel Manno - Fulton, MO - Family Friend   January 15, 2020

So sorry for the loss of your dad. He loved hanging out with his kids and family!

Posted by Kris Lash rook - St.Anne, IL - Friend   January 12, 2020

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