D.A. “Buddy” Hibner, 65, of Amarillo and Springer, N.M., passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, in New Mexico.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, in Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd., with Dr. G.A. Roach officiating.
Buddy Hibner was born Feb. 6, 1947, in Estancia, N.M., to Donald and Lucille Hibner. He was a brilliant entrepreneur, businessman and lifelong steward of the land. His wisdom, generosity and brevity were many times unknowingly bestowed upon all who knew him. Buddy loved his Country and the freedom she offered – he was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include his business and life partner, Amy Smith Hibner of Amarillo and Springer; a son, Scott Hibner and wife Amanda of Austin; a daughter, Jennifer West and husband Steve of Abilene; four sisters, Marilyn, Pat, Diane and Janet; a brother, Ron; and four grandchildren, Avery, Olivia, Colton and Conner.