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Ernie BuffordErnie D. Bufford, 61, of Fountain City, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 2 at Rosebud Village.
He was born in Richmond, Indiana on October 16, 1954, the firstborn of Ernest and Ruth Abney Bufford. Ernie attended Richmond High School and was a 1972 graduate of Northeastern High School. Ernie was a musician who loved to play guitar and sing.
Ernie will be missed by his daughter, Erni Bufford; son, Cody Bufford; mother, Ruth Bufford; granddaughter, Ily Bufford; sister, Connie (Greg) Sawyer; brothers, Terry (Carol) Bufford and Cary Todd Bufford; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Ernieâs family would also like to recognize his special friends, Kay Potter, Paul & Eunice Thompson and Eddie Mingua.
Ernie was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Bufford, on December 22, 2011; and niece, Stacey Leah Mosier, on June 18, 2016.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 11â1 p.m. on Friday, October 7, at Whosoever Ministries, 207 North Green Street, Fountain City. Ernieâs life will be celebrated beginning at 1:00, followed by interment in Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Walk To End Alzheimerâs.
Terry,, I am so very sorry for the loss of your brother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers...
Karen Brandley Oct 4 2016 12:00 AM
Prayers and Heart Felt Sadness, Played music with Ernie, One excellent guitar picker, Home Grown Maters, R.I.P .
Bobby And Connie Bailey Oct 4 2016 12:00 AM
I have known Ernie my entire life. I have listened to him play music. I grew up as I felt like an extension of his family. My prayers go out to the entire Bufford family. They are like family of my own. God Bless Ernie and RIP.
Mike Herron Oct 3 2016 12:00 AM
Not sure exactly what to say. Speaking from my heart I want to thank you Ernie for the memories on Sycamore Lane in Richmond. Growing up, listening to you and Terry play music in the carpool. Yes even the singing of a Doris Day song you dedicated to me, lol. The neighborhood was great and you were part of the Why, it was.
God bless you, and I am sure you and your father are smiling from ear to ear locked in a warm embrace.
All I can say is thanks Ernie.
Phillil E. Fruzzetti Oct 3 2016 12:00 AM