Clifton "Buddy" Kirkman, Jr. | Beaufort County Now | Mr. Clifton Irdell “Buddy” Kirkman, Jr., age 55, a resident of the Pungo community of Pantego, NC died Wednesday July 21, 2021 at Washington Reginal Medical Center in Plymouth with family at his side.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
March 10, 1966 – July 21, 2021

    Mr. Clifton Irdell "Buddy" Kirkman, Jr., age 55, a resident of the Pungo community of Pantego, NC died Wednesday July 21, 2021 at Washington Reginal Medical Center in Plymouth with family at his side.

    A graveside funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday July 24, 2021 at Davis Cemetery officiated by Pastor Bo Hacker. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

    Buddy was born in Beaufort County on March 10, 1966, son of the late Clifton I. Kirkman, Sr. and Alice Jane Davis Wilson who survives. He was a graduate of John A. Wilkinson High School and continued his education at Beaufort County Community College. Buddy was an excellent mechanic who worked at National Spinning in Washington. He loved Ford Mustangs and anything John Deer. He attended Trinity Free Will Baptist Church.

    Surviving along with his mother, Alice, of Greenville are two brothers: Michael Sawyer and his wife Veronica of Ernul and Wayne Sawyer, Jr. and his wife Danielle of Waco, Tx; two sisters: Patricia Kirkman of Grimesland and Arlene Kirkman of Bath; two uncles: Charlie Davis and his wife Linda and Johnny Davis and his wife Ruth all Pungo and an aunt: Ann Davis of Washington.

    In lieu of flowers the family kindly asks that memorial contributions be made to the charity of one's choice.

    Online condolences may be offered to the Buddy's family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve Buddy's family.


Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, July 24
2:00 PM
Davis Cemetery
283 Grassy Ridge Rd.
Pantego, NC 27860

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