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Grier Ellis Buff
5 octobre , 1927 – 23 février , 2020
Mr. Grier Ellis Buff, age 92, of Gadsden, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 12:30pm at Oak Hill Cemetery Rev. Craig Carlisle will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Buff was born in Cleveland County, North Carolina on October 05, 1927. He was a graduate of Morganton High School and joined the Army in 1945. He graduated from North Carolina State where he received his degree as an Electrical Engineer with honors and graduated CUM LAUDE. He was a member of ETA KAPPA NU and PHI KAPPA PHI. Mr. Buff retired from Gulf State Steel in 1990. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He loved his family and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Laura Buff; parents, Marvin and Florence Buff; and sisters, Modene Willix, and Evone Smith.
Mr. Buff is survived by his wife of 72 years, Merle Clay Buff; son, Garry Buff, Larry (Lydia) Buff, Alan Buff, Randy (June) Buff, and Gerald Buff. 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; Brother, Wayne Buff, and sister, Louise Segar.
Pallbearers will be family.
The family will accept friends for visitation on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 11:00am until 12:00pm at the funeral home prior to the service.