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Willard L. Buffington

Obituary Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday June 27, 2014 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Willard Lee Buffington, 91, of Dahlonega. Rev. Gerald Tanton and Rev. David Lyle will officiate. Burial will be in Gillsville Baptist Church Cemetery.





The family will receive friends on Thursday evening 4:00 pm -8:00 pm at the funeral home.


Mr. Buffington was born January 11, 1923 in Gillsville, Georgia and was the son of the late Guy & Mary Lou Buffington. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a Purple Heart receipant . He had worked at both the New Holland and Gainesville Mill, and was retired from General Motors Corp. Mr. Buffington was a member of Gillsville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his Wife Martha Adams Buffington.





Those wishing may make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topekia, Kansas 66675.





Survivors are Son & Daughter-in-law Ronnie & Peggy Buffington of Cumming, Ga., Daughter Paulette Buffington of Dahlonega, Ga., Grandchildren Ron & Brandi Buffington of Cumming, Ga.; Great Grandchildren Ali and Laney Buffington; Niece & Nephew Janice & David Davis of Gillsville, Nephew and Niece Dennis & Linda Griffin of Gillsville. Wards Funeral Home 758 Main Street Gainesville in charge of arrangements. Online condolences to wardsfh.com
Funeral Date
06/27/2014 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Ward's Funeral Home