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Kenneth Ethan Buffkin: Green Sea

1964 – 2018

     Kenneth Ethan Buffkin of Green Sea died Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Luling, Texas. He was 54.

     Born Aug. 11, 1964 in Horry County, he was the son of Daphne Ray Spivey Buffkin of Green Sea and the late Waldo Delano Buffkin.

     In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Derrick Elliott of Fair Bluff and Christopher Smith Buffkin of Charlotte; three sisters, Jo Ortiz and Helen Flores-Morales of Nichols, and Crystal Buffkin of Bishopville; and a host of nieces and nephews.

     In addition to his father, Delano Buffkin, he was predeceased by his daughter, Ashley Buffkin Rogers; and granddaughter, Haley Ann-Marie Rogers.

     A memorial service was planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel in Tabor City, officiated by Rev. Pete Cribb.

     Family planned to receive friends following the service in the chapel, and will receive friends at other times at 12363 James B. White Hwy, Whiteville.

     Burial will be private at a later date.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Daphne R. Buffkin, P.O. Box 273, Green Sea, SC 29545.

     A guest register is available here.