Graveside service for Allen Frank Buffington, 85, will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Forest Park West Cemetery, 4000 Meriwether Road, Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating will be Reverend Jimmy Buie.
Allen was born on October 12, 1935 to Alfred and Gracie Buffington in Bonita, Louisiana and passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.
Allen was a resident of Shreveport and worked as a Millwright at Western Electric and retired from Lucent Technologies. He loved the outdoors particularly hunting and fishing.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, June Rose Rainwater Buffington; sisters, Alice Kennedy, Alene Dowden; brothers, Emmett Buffington, S.L. Buffington, J.B. Buffington, Charles A. Buffington, Rudolph Buffington, Marvin Buffington and Thurel Buffington.
He is survived by his son, Allen J. Buffington and wife, Mary Ann; daughters, Rose Marie German, Stephanie Alvarez and husband, John and Amy Norris and husband, Patrick; grandchildren, Christopher German, Brandon Alvarez, Ivan Alvarez, Erik Alvarez, Hollie Alvarez, Keola Slane, Patrick Slane, Christopher Slane and Thomas Slane; brother, Guy Buffington Sr.; sister, Sharon Kinney; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Honoring Allen as pallbearers will be his grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or the charity of the
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