Twing

Robert E. Twing

Feb. 8, 1925 – Nov. 13, 2020

Private graveside services for Bob Twing, 95-year-old lifetime Buffalo resident who passed away Friday at the Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo, will be held by his family in Willow Grove Cemetery with his son Don Twing officiating. Visitation will be held at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 9 p.m. Donations in Mr. Twing’s memory may be made to Johnson County Library in care of Harness Funeral Home, 351 N. Adams, Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com. 

Robert Eugene Twing was born on Feb. 8, 1925, in Buffalo to Ed and Elsie Twing. He went to Lower Johnson Creek Country School through grade eight. He graduated from Johnson County High School with the class of 1943. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps and trained as a bomber pilot. He ranched on Rock Creek for 41 years, retiring in 1991.

He is survived by one son, Don Twing, and his wife, Cynthia, of Buffalo; one daughter, Connie Peterson, and her husband, Darryl, of Emmett, Idaho; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty; one daughter, Rebekah; three brothers and three sisters.