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Jerry Lee Buffkin: Tabor City

1952 – 2020

     Jerry Lee Buffkin of Tabor City died Monday, Aug. 24, in McLeod Loris hospital. He was 68.

     Born Aug. 21, 1952 in Marion County, 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; two daughters, Heather Boyd Johnson and her husband Dale of Loris and Karen Buffkin of Tabor City; a brother, Leon Buffkin and his wife Evelyn of Kissimmee, Florida; two sisters, Alesa Buffkin Faircloth and her husband Roger and Brenda Lee and her husband David, all of Tabor City; seven grandchildren, Autumn Jacobs, Austin Long, Craven Buffkin, Dakota Buffkin, Casey Byrd, Kayden Buffkin and Jase Buffkin; her father and mother in law, Glennie and Irene Hymans of Loris.

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

     Visitation was planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Myrtle Green Cemetery.

     Due to the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing will be observed and all who attend are encouraged to wear a mask.

     A guest register is available here.