Joe W. "Bud" Buford

12/01/1930 - 04/11/2015 Obituary
Joe W. "Bud" Buford Obituary
Joe lived a full life with his wife of 62- plus years, Chris, and enjoyed entertaining his many friends and family. He worked right up to the day before his death, which was unexpected.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Wheeler and Verna Buford; sisters, Colleen Hammond Sephus, Jackie Bell Bailey, Martha Russell; and a brother, William Theodore (infant).
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Chris; sisters, Eva (Sam) Bailey, Rosemary (Tom) Foster, Shirley Marie Buford; brother, John; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the emergency responders, the staff at San Joaquin Hospital, and his neighbors for their support.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 3700 River Blvd.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations to Elks Wasco-Shafter Lodge #2419, P.O. Box 824, Wasco, CA 93280-0824, for the Purple Pig Project. For condolences please visit
Greenlawn Funeral Home
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 15, 2015
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