Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN


James Thomas Buford

November 4, 1946July 15, 2020

James Thomas (Hollywood) Buford age 73 of Knoxville, passed away peacefully after an extended illness at Parkwest Hospital. He attended Northside Church of Christ and loved Jesus Christ and taking his dog Bella on long walks and rides. He was a great-husband, father and grandfather. He was an Army Veteran and served in Viet Nam. Preceded in death by parents, Willie Davis Buford and Ruby Frances Lankford Buford and sister, Frances Burnette. Survived by his loving wife, Deborah Ogle Buford; son, David Buford; grandchildren, Emma Grace, Hallie Rhea and Paisley Buford; brother, Bill (Vivian) Buford; sisters, Mary Ann (Ronnie) Huffaker and Sarah Fuller; good friends, John Crawford and Gary Seals. A service at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery will be announced later.


  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020


James Thomas Buford

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Melissa Greene- Hodge

July 30, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss! My parents lived down the street from you. And we lost our Dad in December and my brother in March so you under your pain. Prayers to you and your family! Your husband/dad is buried where my dad is to.

Kristy Ogle

July 22, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Hugs, love and prayers.

Vicky New

July 17, 2020

Jim I love you and always respected you . You were a great person and man! I will miss you! Thank you for being so good to Debra !

Shane Ogle

July 17, 2020

Love you Jimbo. Thank you for everything you've done for me and for loving my sister like you did. Rest easy and fly high.

Denise and Larry Jones

July 17, 2020

Jim you will be dearly missed. You were a loving caring person always wanting to help someone. Thank you for being so good and taking care of my sister. Love ❤️ you always! Denise & Larry


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