Jimmy Buffington, 67, of Royston, passed away Sunday morning, May 28, 2017, at the Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens, GA.
Born February 12, 1950, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Gennette Cotton Buffington. He was the brother of the late, Geneva Buffington, James Henry Buffington, Robert Edward Buffington, and George Clarence Buffington. A self employed mechanic, he owned and operated Buffington’s Garage.
Survivors include: his daughter, Stacey (Lester) Stevens; two sisters, Hazel Allen, Royston, and Carolyn Parten, Carnesville; five brothers, Bobby Buffington, of Canon, Andy Buffington, Dean Buffington, Billy Buffington, all of Carnesville, and Steve Buffington, Martin; five grandchildren, Jacob, Dylan, Ashley, Toby, and Alesha; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be Monday evening at 6pm at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Don Blalock. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6pm prior to the service. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215, or online at www.diabetes.org. Condolences for the family may be left at ginnfuneralhome.com.