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GLENN W. BUXTON, JR June 16, 1929 - April 2, 2016

Southaven, MS –

GLENN W. BUXTON, JR., 86, was born June 16, 1929 in Washington, PA and passed away April 2, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – DeSoto.  He retired from the HSD division of Holiday Inn and was a Navy veteran.  Mr. Buxton was a member of Christview Christian Church in Southaven and the Irene Golf and Country Club. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Christine R. Buxton; one son, Glenn W. “Pete” Buxton III and his wife, Rita; one brother, Jim Buxton and his wife, Linda; one sister, Mary K. DeMoss; two grandchildren, Brooke Buxton Ansley and her husband, Ron and Glenn W. “Bubba” Buxton IV; two great grandchildren, Hudson Ansley and Hayes Ansley; one nephew, Robert Eugene DeMoss and his wife, Charlene; and his best golfing buddy, Frank Crawford.  A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven.  The family requests that any memorials be made to the Shriner’s Hospital.


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    Kurt Jones says

    I am very saddened to hear of Glenn’s passing. I was fortunate to play golf with Glenn through his son Pete on several occasions. He was always cheerful and nice. My thoughts and prayers to the family.

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    Tina Buxton says

    It was such a pleasure to know Mr. Glen. During the time that I got to spend with him and Ms. Tina, I learned a lot about their love for GOD and their Christ Family. I am sorry that Mr. Glenn is no longer with us to spread that love, but I know that he is gone to his eternal home with our KING! His bright smile, warm hugs and beautiful words of encouragement will always remain alive in my heart. He was a wonderful person through and through! I pray that Ms. Tina and the rest of his family will look to GOD for strength and encouragement because their solider is now with a “Mighty Army.” I love you all and stay blessed.

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    Nancy Crawford says

    Glenn will surely be missed. I knew him through his golf buddy, Frank. Teeing it up won’t be the same without him. My prayers and warm thoughts go out to Tina, Frank and all of Glenn’s family and friends at this difficult time. May he play from the golden tees in heaven!

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    Mr. & Mrs. Randy H. Huff says

    Please accept our condolences for the passing of a loved one and know that we will be praying for the family. God bless you all.

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