Mitchel T. Buffkin


MSgt. Mitchel T. Buffkin, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), of Lockhart, Texas passed away on Friday, June 11, 2010 at the age of 69. He was born in Tabor City, N.C.

Mr. Buffkin was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Jack Jernigan.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty J. Buffkin, of Lockhart, Texas; sons: Kenneth Dewayne Murchison and Darrell Lee Murchison, bot

h of Lockhart, Texas, Dale Wayne Weeks, of Iowa, and Ronnie McBee, of Brady, Texas; daughters: Donna Lynn Buffkin, of Roswell, Ga., Gail Murchison-Bass, of Lockhart, Texas, and Bambi Lynn Walker, of San Marcos, Texas; brother, Danny J. Jernigan, of Loris, S.C.; sisters: Hilda Grey Jernigan, of Burlington, N.C, Dixie Jernigan Pickens, of Baltimore, Md., and Tammy Stevens Buffkin and Frances Ponice Stevens, both of Tabor City, N.C.; nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at McCurdy Memorial Chapel with full military honors.

Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-4791. Sign the guestbook online at


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