|Birth: ||May 24, 1925|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2012|
Charles D."Chuck"Buffington, 86, formerly of Ottumwa, died March 1, 2012 at Grace Memory Care in Spring, TX.
He was born May 24, 1925 in Ottumwa to George D. and Dorothy Edith Walker Buffington. He married Mary Davis on December 7, 1947. She preceded him in death March 25, 2010. A resident of Ottumwa most of his life, he seved with the U.S.Marine Corps in Guam, China, Guadalcanal, and Okinawa. Charles worked at John Deere Ottumwa Works as a machine operator and experimental parts maker, retiring in 1982. He was a charter member of Bethany Baptit Church and also a member of O.B.Nelson Post #3 American Legion.
Surviving are a son, Rick(Therese)Buffington of Cedar Falls; a daughter, Lannie(Greg)Brandon of Woodland, TX; five grandchildren, Blaise, Courtney, Heather, Ryan and Sara; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Buffington of Ottumwa; a sister, Dorothy Weirbach of Ottumwa.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, George Arnold Buffington and Russell Donald Buffington.
His body has been cremated and no services are planned. Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Mar 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86320941
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