Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. Cecil Alan Buffington, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Monday, September 12, 2022. Mr. Buffington was born in Jefferson, Georgia a son of the late Hoyt and Lucille Bennett Buffington and was retired from Perdue. Mr. Buffington loved the game of golf and football and worked on the Chain Crew for Jefferson Dragon Football Games for some thirty years. He was in many ways “THE HISTORIAN” for anything Jefferson Dragons and maintained his website supporting anything “DRAGONS”. In addition to his parents, Mr. Buffington is preceded by a sister, Diane Buffington.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-five years, Betty Ann Wilbanks Buffington of Jefferson. Two daughters, Kathy Lynn Buffington Dalton (Jeff) of Athens, Cindy Carol Waldrop (Jim) of Cumming, Georgia. Son, Cary Alan Buffington of Jefferson. Grandchildren, Cody Ray Dalton (Megan), Ashley Priscilla Tiv, and Stephanie Tiv Sullivan (Richard). Great grandchildren, Kensley Dalton, Gage Dalton, Nori Sullivan, Aven Sullivan and Serena Sullivan. One brother, Jack Buffington of Jefferson also survives.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, September 15, 2022 from Jackson Memorial Park, 6825 Jefferson Road, Commerce, Georgia 30529 with Pastor Miki Chastain officiating. Visitation will be private with family only.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Cecil Buffington to the American Cancer Association at www.cancer.org
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