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Jerry Lee Buffkin

August 21, 1952 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 68)


Tabor City, NC

Jerry Lee Buffkin, age 68, of Tabor City, NC, died Monday, August 24, 2020 in the McLeod Loris Hospital.  Born August 21, 1952 in Marion County, SC, he was the son of the late Gummory Buffkin and Virginia Watts Buffkin.

He is survived by his wife: Gloria Williams Buffkin of Tabor City, NC; two daughters: Heather Boyd Johnson and her husband Dale of Loris, SC and Karen Buffkin of Tabor City, NC; one brother: Leon Buffkin and his wife Evelyn of Kissimmee, FL; two sisters: Alesa Buffkin Faircloth and her husband Roger of Tabor City, NC and Brenda Lee and her husband David of Tabor City, NC; seven grandchildren: Autumn Jacobs, Austin Long, Craven Buffkin, Dakota Buffkin, Casey Byrd, Kayden Buffkin and Jase Buffkin; father and mother in law: Glennie and Irene Hymans of Loris, SC. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step father: Beamon Buffkin; two daughters: Regina Buffkin and Holly Buffkin; one son: Scott Boyd; one brother: Mike Buffkin; and one sister: Ila V Buffkin.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 7 PM to 9 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 3 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Myrtle Green Cemetery.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, social distancing will be observed and all attendees are encouraged to wear a mask.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home and Crematory.

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August 26, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th
Tabor City, North Carolina 28463

Funeral Service
August 27, 2020

3:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel
300 East 5th
Tabor City, NC 28463

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