Charles Buford

February 27, 1947 ~ March 30, 2024

Born in: Naples, Texas
Resided in: Frisco, Texas

Funeral services for Mr. Charles Buford, age 77, will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Norris S. Curry CME Church in Naples, Texas.  Burial to follow at Morning Star Cemetery, under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs.  Mr. Buford passed away Saturday, March 30, 2024 in Desoto, Texas.

Charles Buford was born February 27, 1947, in Naples, Texas to Ober Jean (Buford) Franklin and J. D. Emmerson Carter. Charles graduated from Carver High School and later went on to join the Army. He fought in the Vietnam war and received an Honorable discharge after years of service.

Charles was previously married to Connie. They had three daughters, Nicole Buford of Desoto, Texas, Detra Reeves-Dodd (Joseph) of Dallas, Texas, Phyllis Mike (John) of Dallas, Texas. Charles and Connie were later divorced, and Charles and Mary were married on July 5, 2005. Charles and Mary had three daughters, Alberta Northcutt-Whitley of Frisco, Texas, Quinetta Whitley of Austin, Texas and Denise Buford of Ogden Utah.

Charles leaves behind three sisters, Ethel Crear (William) of Grand Prairie, Texas. Bonnie Roper (Bernard) of Baltimore, Maryland and Polly Peters (Jerry) of Houston, Texas. One brother, Tony Sanders. He leaves behind two sisters-in-law Kimberly Sanders (Gary) of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Laurie Franklin (Kenneth) of California. Charles leaves behind eight grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Funeral Ceremony: April 13, 2024 11:00 am

Norris S. Curry CME Church
Locust Avenue
Naples, Texas 75568

In State: April 12, 2024 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Reeder-Davis Funeral Home - Hughes Springs
1213 Hanes Blvd
Hughes springs, Texas 75656


Morning Star Cemetery
101 Dodson Circle
Naples, Texas

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  1. Candle 2I’m so sorry for your loss may God with you and your family, from Douglas and Ransom family

  2. Candle 2Rest in Peace Mr. Charles Buford. Prayers to the family from Marnita & Eddie D. Williams. God’s blessings to everyone.

  3. Candle 8May You Rest in Peace Cousin Charles! You will be missed but never forgotten. Sending much love to the Buford family.

  4. Candle 4Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal
    Rest in Peace Cousin Charles

  5. Candle 1My Love, Prayers and sincere Condolences to Cousin Charles Buford Family❤️🙏🏽

  6. Candle 2Charles my beloved cousin. We are going to miss you. Your smile and everything about you. May you rest in Peace no more pain. To your family I am sorry for your loss. Husband, father, brother, cousin and friend.

  7. Candle 3“Our Soul is then Preparing
    For a deeper dedication that will make it wholly possible
    To quietly endure
    The violent world around us
    For in God we are secure.” HSR
    From the Class of 1965
    Dene Carter Bonner

  8. I’m so sorry for this great loss to the Buford who also is my family. Rest in peace cousin.

  9. Candle 5Wishing you all the warmth and peace deserved in these trying times..May all of your sweet memories provide. you with the power to see this time through. Peace and blessings.

  10. Candle 8My prayers and condolences to the family, wife and children! I can’t begin to understand the pain because I haven’t been placed in these shoes yet by Gods grace it’ll be a while! But my heart goes out to this family! Charles was a great person inside and out; he was a people person and always willing to help those in need, with much wisdom behind it! Your presence will definitely be missed here on earthly plaine!
    God gained an angel! 😇

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