1971 – 2016
Derrick Shane Buffkin of Tabor City died Thursday, Dec. 22, in his home. He was 45.
Born Jan. 2, 1971 in Columbus County, he was the son Betty Ruth Merritt James of Tabor City and the late Stevie Roy Buffkin.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Aaron Shane Buffkin of Tabor City; a sister, Angela Lynn Buffkin of Tabor City; two grandchildren; one nephew; and one niece.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Wayne Buffkin; and a sister, Rebecca Ann Buffkin.
Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City, with burial following in Myrtle Green Cemetery.
A guest register is available here.