Bobby was raised in Mountain Grove, Missouri, and graduated from Mountain Grove High School in 1991. After high school, Bobby worked in Kansas for a few years, framing houses. He later became a farrier, shoeing horses. Bobby recently went to work for Grisham Farm Products as a supervisor.
In his early years, Bobby enjoyed horses and trail rides. He loved riding four-wheelers, spending time with his boys, and visiting with his family and friends.
Bobby was preceded in death by his mother, Jeannette Buttram.
His is survived by his wife, Lisa Buttram of the home; two sons, Kenton Coonts of Cabool, Missouri, and Dalton Buttram of Springfield, Missouri; his father, Waldo Gene Buttram; two brothers, Dodey Buttram and Landon Buttram, both of Mountain Grove; two grandmothers, Ruby Buttram of St. Louis, Missouri, and Faye Ellis of Mountain Grove; and a host of other family and friends who will greatly miss him.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Lawson officiating. Burial was in Green Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.