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Smitty "Joe" Buffkin

Smitty “Joe” Buffkin, 66, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Rockingham County Hospice Home. The family will have a private burial at Greenview Cemetery. Joe was born in Loris, SC to the late Clayton Roy Buffkin and Hazel Norris Buffkin. He had spent the last 25 years in Reidsville and worked as automobile salesman . He loved fishing with his brothers, Larry and Eddie, NASCAR and shooting Pool. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by siblings, Jimmy L. Buffkin, Carolyn B. Semk, Stevie R., Milton and Tammy L. Buffkin. He is survived by his son, Shane Buffkin and wife, April; grandchildren, Drake and Madison Buffkin; siblings, Billy, Donnie and Barbara “Bobbie” Nobles, Patsy R. Carroll, Danny Russell “Tadpole”, Mike, Larry, Miles and Glenn Gary Buffkin, Kathy Lynn Guenther and Elvis “Eddie” Buffkin. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to help assist with funeral expenses.

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joyce hale Apr 15 2019 2:13 PM

Larry, so sorry for your Brothers passing.

joyce hale Apr 15 2019 2:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Smitty Buffkin

Mary Jane Wilson Apr 14 2019 8:11 PM

I am so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. I so enjoyed his company while he was at Brian Center/Eden. He had a great smile and sense of humor. Keeping you all in prayer during this difficult time. ----Venny

Venica "Venny" Anderson Apr 12 2019 7:56 PM

So sorry to hear of Smittys passing. Prayers for his family!

Kelly Smith Apr 12 2019 5:41 PM

Very good man loved spending my weekends in Reidsville hanging out with you R.I.H

Pro Norwood Apr 12 2019 4:07 PM

Last talked with Joe around 1976. Prayers to his family and friends. Jow was one of a kind individual. RIP

Don Howell Apr 12 2019 3:42 PM

Well Smitty we went though a lot in 20 years. I know that you lived a large life. So spread your wings and fly now like the eagle you were

Cheryl Hassen Apr 12 2019 3:21 PM