R. Leslie "Buckwheat" Gardner, 42, Pattonsburg, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2010 at a Cameron, Mo., hospital.
He was born March 15, 1968 in Bethany, Mo., the son of Ronald and Donna (Woodring) Gardner.
He was a dozer operator. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pattonsburg. Buckwheat was very active in the Pattonsburg Lions Club and served as President. He was also a member of the