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Larry Earl Buffington

May 31, 1950 ~ August 20, 2021 (age 71)




Larry Earl Buffington, 71, resident of O’Neal Street, went to his Heavenly home on Friday August 20, 2021 at his residence.

Born on May 31, 1950 to the late Buford and Sylvene Hamilton Buffington, he attended Belton schools and was a Millwright for many years.

Larry loved old cars, and all types of racing. He was a Master Sign Designer and enjoyed drawing and painting pictures, as well as lettering race cars.

He was a member of Latimer United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his former wife, Therissa B Roach of Belton; his daughters, Heather Buffington Tribble, and Carisa Buffington Lingerfelt, all of Belton; his sisters Faye Buffington and Susie Davis; his brother, Tommy Buffington; his grandchildren, Whitney Morton (Blake), Kelsey Carrillo (Tyler), Jasmine Lingerfelt, and  Chasity Lingerfelt; his great grandchildren, Lyric Morton, Lylah Morton, Knox Carrillo, and Baby Avayah. He was predeceased by a brother, Royce Buffington.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 AM from the Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Hanley officiating. Burial will follow at the Garden of Memories.

The family is at the home of his daughter, Carisa Lingerfelt, 221 Miller Rd. Belton, and will receive friends Sunday Evening from 6 to 8 PM at Cox Funeral Home.

Flowers are accepted and memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, 215 East Calhoun Street Anderson, SC 29621.

Cox Funeral Home is honored to serve the Buffington family.

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August 22, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
201 River Street
Belton, SC 29627

Funeral Service
August 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Cox Funeral Home Chapel
201 River Street
Belton, SC 29627

Burial Following Service
August 23, 2021

Garden of Memories Cemetery
151 Garden of Memories Road
Belton, SC 29627

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