Mr. and Mrs. Ron Buster, Eldon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Ninth Street Christian Church in Eldon.
Ronald Joe Buster and Sharon Kay Ekstam were married June 1, 1963 at Eugene Christian Church, Eugene.
Many of the attendants at their ceremony were in their wedding 50 years ago. Ron's brother, Rev. Bob Buster, officiated the ceremony in l963 and 2013. Attendants who were in the ceremony, and also in the wedding 50 years ago, were Leotta (Jackson) Stevens, Barbara (Ekstam) Farris, and Jerry Kilson. Others that were in the ceremony in l963 and 2013 were flowergirls, Mollianne (Buster) Massey and Pam (Harbison) Berry and candle lighter Pam (Ledbetter) Liebi. Mike Spencer, Ron's nephew, served as groomsman in the 2013 ceremony. Ron and Sharon's sons sang a special song for the anniversary celebration.
The Busters have three sons and ten grandchildren. Joe and Dawn Buster live in Springfield, Mo. with their children Austin, Colton, Trey, Payden, and Paxton. David and Tracey Buster live in Columbia, Mo. with their children Taylor, Kristen, Logan, and Kate. Thadd and Janel Buster live in Nixa, Mo. with their daughter, Hailey.