November 24, 1952 - March 09, 2019
Dennis “Denny” Michael Bufkin, a native of New Orleans, LA and a longtime resident of Franklinton, LA died Saturday at the Baton Rouge General Hospital – Bluebonnet Campus in Baton Rouge, LA at the age of 66. He was a long-time diesel mechanic, and also member of the Bogalusa Moose Lodge. He was a very generous person and had a big heart of gold.
He is survived by his son, Cory (Theresa) Bufkin of Tallahassee, FL; daughter, Michelle (Jason) Sones of Franklinton, LA; 5 grandchildren, Caitlin Sones, Colby Pierce, Brady Sones, Mackenzie Maxwell, and Lance Bufkin; 3 brothers, John “Butch” (Wilda) Bufkin, Jr. of Bogalusa, Kevin Bufkin of Monticello, MS, and Brian (Pam) Bufkin of Metairie, LA; sister, Emily (Neil) Martin of Franklinton, LA. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Also survived by his cruising the coast buddies, Jimmy Breland and Charles Ingram.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Marion Bufkin, Sr.; sister Barbara Ann Bufkin.
A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5 P.M. – 9 P.M. and continuing on Thursday morning from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Poole Ritchie Funeral Home on Thursday, March 14, 2019 with Bro. Eric Williams and Bro. Ed Penton officiating. Interment to follow in the Brooks – Martin Cemetery, Thomas, LA.