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Mark S Buffkin

March 19, 1958 — September 5, 2022

Mark S. Buffkin went to his Heavenly home on Monday ,September 5th,2022 . After a two year battle with Liver/Kidney failure. He was born March 19, 1958 to James W.Buffkin and Bobbie C. Buffkin. 

Mark married the love of his life on January 31,2004. From that union they have a blended family. 

 Chrishana Tarlton and husband ( Brent ) and  Samantha Williams, Carter Buffkin and wife (Megan).

Grandchildren: Brycen, Nathaniel and Alexandria. 

Mark graduated from R.B. Stall High School in Charleston, SC.

He retired in 2020 from Schindler Elevator where he was an Elevator Technician for over twenty  years. 

Of his many hobbies he especially loved cooking, kayaking, sailing, music and sports.

We will remember Mark for his charismatic energy, his smile, his zest for life and as a diehard Gamecock and Carolina Panther fan. He and his wife enjoyed spending time on their Pontoon at Lake Norman, visiting Chimney Rock for a picnic in the park and many walks on Sullivans Island.

He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

Mark also was loved by the families sweet dog Gabe.

He is also survived by his brother  James (Jimmy) Buffkin. He also leaves behind a host of cousins and a special friend who was his fathers companion nurse Kristin Clardy and her children. 

He is preceded in death by his parents James and Bobbie Buffkin. 

A celebration of life service will be held at Latta Plantation Shelter #1.on Saturday,  September 24th, 2022.10:00am -12:00noon. 

A special thank you to Dr. Beth Carlson and her staff , Charlotte Gastro and Hemotolgy , the hospital staff at Novant Medical Center and Hospice of Novant Matthews.

Memorials may be made to honor Mark at the following charities.

The Dilworth Center Charlotte, NC

Saint Judes

Liver Foundation 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mark S Buffkin, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 24, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Latta Plantation Shelter #1

6345 Sample Rd , Huntersville, NC 28078

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