Johnnie Junior Buie, age 87, of Vass, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Bill Vaughn officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Highland Baptist Church Cemetery. CDC Guidelines will be followed for COVID-19 and the family recommends that masks be worn.
Junior was born in Moore County to the late Johnnie and Stella Westmoreland Buie on November 29, 1932. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Atkins Buie and his sister Emily Michael; brothers, Teddy Buie and Bobby Buie. Junior worked as a carpenter and painter. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his sons, Allen Buie of Vass, Timmy Buie (Anna) of Carthage and Wayne Buie (Michelle) of Michigan; sisters, Geraldine Garner of Lakeview, Shirley Weatherspoon (Jimmy) of Southern Pines and Joyce Chalflinch of Robbins; grandchildren, Allison, Kellie, Gabrielle, Candace, Joey and Josh; great-grandchildren, Laine and Levi.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Johnnie Junior Buie Memorial Fund, c/o Cox Memorial Funeral Home, P O Box 651, Vass NC 28394.
Condolences may be sent to www.coxmemorialfuneralhome.com.
The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Vass.