David Earl Buffkin, 52, of Sunset Beach, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at his home.
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Mr. Buffkin was born June 12, 1960, in Southport, to Lena Mae Carter Buffkin and the late Jimmy Earl Buffkin.
He worked as a groundskeeper for the Ocean Ridge Plantation Golf Course for many years.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, James Buffkin and wife Jane of Ocean Isle Beach; a sister, Becky Buffkin of Winston-Salem; and two nephews, Jordan and Taylor Buffkin.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, in the First Baptist Church of Shallotte by the Rev. Barry Long and the Rev. Chris Stanley. Burial followed in Longwood Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at the funeral home.
Casketbearers were Jordan Buffkin, Taylor Buffkin, Kenny Holden, Lynn Gause, Gary Long and Neil Whaley.
Honorary casketbearers were the employees of the Ocean Ridge Plantation Golf Course.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements by Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory, Shallotte.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Dec. 28, 2012