Cliff R. Buxton
Cliff R. Buxton, 80, of Starks, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, at the Care Center of DeQuincy. Born on Dec. 16, 1932 in Starks, Louisiana to his parents, Haston Buxton and Georgianna (Doiron) Buxton, he was a longtime resident of Deweyville and Starks, and had moved back to Starks in 1983. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Deweyville and he worked in the Construction Industry as a Boilermaker for Local 587.
He was a graduate of the Lutcher-Stark High School Class of 1950. Mr. Buxton enjoyed hunting, fishing, travel and he also enjoyed cooking for friends and people within his church family. He will also be remembered for building barbecue pits for many people and for the many kind ways he helped others.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Lonnie Buxton and Orville Buxton; his sister, Geneva Chandler and his stepdaughter, Carlotta Doyle.
Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Marjorie Buxton of Starks; his daughters, Terri Lee Buzbee and husband, Bryan of Orange; his sons, Charles Randall Buxton, and Ricky Carroll Buxton and wife, Cher all of Deweyville; his stepchildren, Douglas DuBose and wife, Josephine of Mauriceville and Angela Stephenson of Orange; his adopted son, Davin Simmons of Seattle, Wa.; his sisters, Jerry Reedy of Orange, Cora Lagrone and husband, Paul and Irma Yadon both of Seattle.
Services by which to honor his life will be at 10:00 am Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the United Pentecostal Church in Deweyville. Officiating will be the Rev. Darrell Orange, the Rev. Michael Orange, and the Rev. Lloyd Parker. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
A gathering of family and friends, for a time of reflection, will be from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm., Tuesday at the church.
Services are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.