Raymond Fulton Buford, 55, of Charleston, entered into eternal rest on February 03, 2020, surrounded by his family.
Born on September 15, 1964 in Wiesbaden, Germany, Raymond was a son of Katherine F. Simms and the late William C Buford.
At a young age, Raymond developed a love for animals and continued this throughout his life, raising Pigeons, Quail, Ducks and all animals. He was a dock builder and later a self-employed stump grinder around the Charleston area. Raymond will be remembered as a loving son, father and friend to many.
Besides his mother of Charleston, Raymond is survived by two sons, Rhett Buford and Raymond Buford, Jr; partner, Laura Cole; step-father, Rhett Doniphan; grandchildren, Della Buford, Rhett Buford, Jr., Camden Buford, Sullivan Buford and Rowan Buford; aunts, Harriet Henderson and Carol Fulton; favorite niece, Daria Fulton.
A Rite of Committal will be held at Noon on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Fort Johnson Rd, Charleston, SC 29412.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, in Raymond`s memory, may be sent to a charity of one's choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mcalister-smith.com
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, James Island, 347 Folly Rd., Charleston, SC 29412, (843) 614-8494.