Thomas Dennis Buford, son of the late Rev. Johnny C and Margarite Price Buford, was born in Lafayette County MS on April 28, 1963. Thomas confessed a hope in Christ at an early age and Joined Jordan Chapel CME Church. He was a graduated of Lafayette High School in Oxford where he played football with the Lafayette Commodores.
Thomas resided in Nashville TN for 19 years, where he was employed with Belmont University as a supervisor of catering service. He earlier retired from Marriott Hotels after 25 years of service. Thomas was an all around people person. A family guy who loved his children. He also enjoyed watching football and catering.
On Saturday, August 10th, 2019, Thomas went home to be with the Lord. He's survived by two loving children: Isaac and Talisha Buford; his siblings, Larry Buford, Guy Vincent Buford, Karen Buford, Linda Buford-Burks, Martha Buford, Essie Buford-Smith and Bathsheba Buford-Jones. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Johnny C. Buford and Margarite Buford; and two brothers, Charles Buford and Johnny C. Buford, Jr.
Please keep the Buford family in your prayers.