Henry R. Bufkin, 68, of Crystal Springs, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at his home.
Services were held Friday, April 4, from Stringer Family Chapel with interment in Old Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Mr. Bufkin was a native of Copiah County. He served 20 years in the U. S. Army and Civil Service. He was instrumental in starting Copiah County Crime Stoppers and was a volunteer of Crystal Springs Volunteer Police Department as a Dispatcher. He was a member of Highland Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife, Frances Tucker Bufkin; daughter, Ruth Thornton of Crystal Springs; sons, David Bufkin and Kevin Bufkin both of Crystal Springs; sisters, Lona Farmer Davis of Crystal Springs and Faye Beard of Byram; grandchildren, Rebecca McKinney, Kristi Burroughs, Misti Thornton, Alex Bufkin, Andy Bufkin, Aidan Bufkin, Rachyl Burrows and Ashley Frank; and great grandchild, Jonah Burroughs.