David Earl Buffkin, 52, of Sunset Beach, NC died Thursday, December 20, 2012 at his home.

Mr. Buffkin was born June 12, 1960 in Southport, NC 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, wife Jane, of Ocean Isle Beach, NC; a sister Becky Buffkin of Winston-Salem, NC; and two nephews Jordan and Taylor Buffkin.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the First Baptist Church of Shallotte by the Reverend Barry Long and the Reverend Chris Stanley. Burial will follow in Longwood Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday, December 22, 2012 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Casketbearers will be Jordan Buffkin, Taylor Buffkin, Kenny Holden, Lynn Gause, Gary Long and Neil Whaley. Honorary casketbearers will be the employees of the Ocean Ridge Plantation Golf Course.

Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.

Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory

Shallotte, NC

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Dec. 22 to Dec. 23, 2012