Mr. Lee Hamrick Buff, 37, of Bostic, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019.
He was the son of Wayne Buff of Lawndale, and LouAnn Hamrick Slater and husband Thomas Slater of Shelbyville, TN. Lee was a rock and brick mason and worked for Piedmont LLC as a heavy equipment operator. He was preceded in death by a stepsister, April Slater, and his grandparents, Wellie and Margie Hamrick.
In addition to his parents, he was survived by his wife Jill Freeman Buff; his daughters, Morgan Spears and Ava Buff; his stepsiblings, Charles Slater and wife Autumn, of Poplarville, MS, and Matthew Slater and husband William, of South Lake Tahoe, CA; his aunts, Kitty Hoyle and husband Marvin, of Lawndale, Nancy Wages of Boiling Springs, and Louise Segar, of Icard; nieces and nephews, Ashley Slater and Colton Slater of Poplarville, MS, and Eva and Julian Slater of South Lake Tahoe, CA; his mother-in-law, Kathy Freeman of Bostic; his beloved Granny Fannie Hoyle of Golden Valley; his sister-in-law Amanda Wortman and husband Jud, of Casar, and their children, Emma Grace Wortman, Baxter Wortman, and Elena Jo Wortman. The family received friends at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund is being planned for Morgan and Ava, please make checks out to "SECU - Morgan Spears/Ava Buff", State Employees Credit Union, PO Box 1376, Forest City, NC 28043.
Washburn & Dorsey is serving the family.