George E.P. Buxton, M.D.

  • Born: October 30, 1930
  • Died: May 5, 2017
  • Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel

1494 Mathis Ferry Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Tel. (843) 881-9293

Tribute & Message From The Family


George E.P. Buxton, M.D., 86, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Rebecca Thompson Buxton, entered into eternal rest Friday, May 5, 2017. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in St. Andrews Church Mount Pleasant, 440 Whilden Street, at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, from 4:00 p.m until 6:00 p.m. A private interment will be held in Indiantown Presbyterian Churchyard in Hemingway, SC.

George was born October 30, 1930 in Sumter, SC, son of the late Julian Thomas Buxton and the late Lucy Wilson Buxton. He was a graduate of Woodberry Forest School, Princeton University and the Medical University of South Carolina. He served in the United States Navy. George was a retired anesthesiologist and a member of St. Andrews Church Mount Pleasant.

In addition to his wife Rebecca, he is survived by his daughter Elizabeth Preot Buxton Covington (Middleton Samuel Clayton Covington, M.D.) of Charleston, SC,his daughter Paula Buxton Smith (Donald E. Smith, Jr.) of Atlanta, Georgia; his daughter Sarah Risher Ingram Buxton of Mt. Pleasant, SC; his son Mills Blake Buxton (Courtney Faust Buxton) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; his daughter Rebecca Buxton Walling Goggans (Craig Edward Goggans) of Austin, TX; his son George Edward Preot Buxton, Jr. (David Eugene Erb) of Goose Creek, SC; and his daughter Louisa Buxton Hansen (Christian Dyrlund Hansen) of Greenville, SC; his brother John S.W. Buxton (Caroline Buxton) of Union, SC, his sister Elizabeth B. Dietz (Burt Dietz) of Raleigh, NC; his grandchildren, Middleton Samuel Clayton Covington, Jr. (Kristen Leigh Eads Covington), Sarah Elizabeth Preot Covington, Laurah Lee Rivers Covington, Benjamin Harrison Andrew Covington, Thomas Howard Stewart Covington, Sarah Margaret Smith, Anna Elizabeth Faulkner Smith, Mills Blake Buxton, Jr., Robert Claiborne Buxton, Edward Clayton Walling, Christian Dyrlund Hansen, Jr., Isabella Louisa Anne Hansen, and Alexander Ingram Thompson Hansen; and his great-grandchildren, Ivor Benjamin Eads Covington, and Juno Leigh Rivers Covington.

Memorials may be made to St. Andrews Church Mount Pleasant, 440 Whilden Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.