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Miles Marion Buffkin: Tabor City

1955 – 2021

     Miles Marion Buffkin of Tabor City died Tuesday, Oct. 19, in his home. He was 66.

     Born in Horry County he was the son of the late Clayton Roy Buffkin and Hazel Norris Buffkin.

     He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Watts Buffkin of the home; a daughter, Samantha D. Phillips (James Blackwell) of Tabor City: six brothers, Larry Lane Buffkin of Reedsville, Eddie Buffkin of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Glenn Buffkin of Tabor City, Mike Buffkin of Charlotte, Donnie Buffkin of Asheboro, Danny “Tad Pole” Buffkin of Tabor City; two sisters, Kathy Bozzo of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and Patsy Carrol of Raleigh; three grandchildren, Savannah Phillips, Storm Phillips, Alexis Blackwell; and three great grandchildren, Mileigh Stevenson, Shayden Phillips, Charlotte Mae Phillips.

     In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Miles Marion Buffkin Jr.; five brothers, Billy Buffkin, Stevie Buffkin, Joe Buffkin, Jimmy Buffkin Milton Mitchell Buffkin; and three sisters, Barbara Buffkin, Tammy Buffkin, Carolyn Buffkin.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in Jones Street Baptist Church, 115 Jones Street, Tabor City.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, in Jones Street Baptist Church, burial following in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City.

     A guest register is available here.