Saturday, May 2, 2015

Raeford Buie, Former Timmonsville Town Administrator, Life Celebration, May 4, 2015

Raeford Buie, Timmonsville, SC

Raeford Eli Buie was just 65 years old when he went to his heavenly home on Friday evening May 1, 2015 at the McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC. He was surrounded by his loving family.

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 3:00 p.m., a life celebration funeral services will be held at Bethany Free Will Baptist Church, 4071 Creek Rd, Timmonsville, SC 29161.  Interment will follow at Byrd Cemetery on Layton Circle in Timmonsville. 

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. before the funeral service at the church on Monday.

Mr. Buie was born in Darlington County, the son of the late Palmer and Pauline Jordan Buie.

Raeford was a member of Bethany Free Will Baptist Church. His life's work was as a Utility Contractor/Plumber. He owned J & B Utility Contractors, and he was in charge of Public Works and the Town Administrator in Timmonsville for 20 years. He was currently working with Carolina Supply House in Florence. 

He was pre-deceased by his first wife, Frances Morris Buie; his parents; and six brothers, John, Roy, Wilson, Jim, Julian, and Ronald Buie.

He is survived by his wife Pat Spring Buie of the home. He leaves two sons, Timothy Rae Buie and his wife Maria of Florence and Ritchie Buie of Timmonsville; two step-daughters, Pamela (Mitchell) McCaskill of Mullins, SC, Jill (Stephen) Lynch of Timmonsville.

Raeford also leaves three brothers, Gerald (Bettina) Buie, Robert Buie all of Florence, and Kistler Buie, of Lumberton, NC; a sister, Hazel Buie Thompson of Darlington and a special niece Shelby Walker of Timmonsville. Raeford is leaving two precious granddaughters, Abby & Gracie Buie, and four step-grandchildren, Brittany and Kayla White, and Conner and Piercen Lynch. 

Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice House, P O Box 100551, Florence, SC, 29501 or Bethany Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 4071 Creek Rd, Timmonsville, SC 29161.

Layton Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the services. 

You may contact them at:

Layton Anderson Funeral Home

4210 W Palmetto St
Florence, South Carolina

(843) 346-7322

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