Elmer Lee Buie Sr.

Published 3:55 pm Thursday, May 20, 2021

The funeral service for Mr. Elmer Lee Buie Sr. will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 24, 2021, at Riverwood Family with interment in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation is from Noon until the time of service. Rev. Billy Joe Deer will officiate.

Mr. Buie, 85, of Union Church, MS, passed away May 19, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Caseyville, MS, December 22, 1935, to John Duncan Buie and Nannie Vickery Buie. He was retired from Armstrong Tire & Rubber Company and was the owner of Buie Logging. Mr. Buie was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing and caring for his dogs. He was the President of the Homochitto Hunting Club for 43 years. When he was not performing the duties of life, he enjoyed sitting on his porch swing. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Mr. Buie is preceded in death by his lovely wife of 64 years, Ruby Buie; his parents; his son, John Duncan Buie; brothers, John, Wilton and Prentiss Buie; and sister, Frances Grisham.

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Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Elmer Lee Buie Jr. and wife, Rebecca, and Daniel R. Buie and wife, Sallie; daughter, Beverly Jones and husband, Bill; sister, Maggie Weed; 16 grandchildren, Jason Magee (P.J.), Hope Case (Justin), Cody Buie (Carla), Caleb Buie, Chelsey Myrick (Chad), John Courtney Buie (Mallory), Christopher Buie (Courtney), Rex Buie (Kimberly), Richard Buie (Heather), Rhiannon Mercier (Shawn), Deke Purdy (Tanya), Ashlie Waldrop (Arron), Jacob Purdy (Caroline), Sarah Goodman (Justin), Mark Jones, Stacy Scott; 38 great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family members and friends.

The family would like to give a special “Thanks” to his loving caregiver, Ann Dickerson and Hospice Ministries.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries 397 Brookhaven Street, Brookhaven, MS, 39601.

Condolences are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.