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George  E.P. Buxton, M.D.

George E.P. Buxton, M.D.
  • October 30, 1930 - May 5, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Becky, we are thinking of you and you family with love and sympathy, Louise and Jimmy Cromer ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Becca,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and minds. With my deepest sympathy and...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kelley Moss - Simpsonville, SC

“To Mills and the entire Buxton family, please accept our deepest sympathies from all of us at Parkwood/Oakwood Real Estate Partners in Denver, CO....Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Peter Cushman - Denver, CO

“Becky, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of George.We nurses loved him for his great personality around...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Anne Leonard Beck - Holywood, SC

“Dear Mrs. Buxton, Mills, Becca, Preot and Louisa, my family and I are very sorry to hear of your husband and father's passing and send our deepest...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tim Pittman - Phnom Penh

“Dear Mills, Rebbeca, Preot and Louisa, I was very sorry to learn of your father's passing. I have many fond memories of your father driving us all...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Jonathan Pittman - Washington, DC

“Dear Becky and Family, I will be keeping you and your dear family in my prayers and close to my heart. I will always remember George fondly as a...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Gloria Purcell - Charleston, SC

“Dear Sally and family,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.Joanne Teague Huntington and family ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Joanne Teague Huntington - SC

“Dear Paula, my condolences on the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Harrigan Carr - Tallahassee, FL

“Dear Becki and family, I was so sorry to hear about George. Although, I haven't seen you all in a number of years , I remember the times at the...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Carole Davis - Charleston, SC

“George was one of our first friends on moving to Isle of Palms, and joining St. Andrews Church. (1977 or so). He and Beckie opened their Sullivan's...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Gene (Imogene) and Joe Smith - SC

“It was my good fortune to work with Dr. George in the operating rooms at St. Francis during the late 1990's. He was an inspiration to all who knew...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Dick Daffin - Greenwood, SC

“May the Choir of Angels lead Dr,Buxton toParadise and may he rest in Peace.God Blessall his family members. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Ann Allison RN - SC

“COOKIE and I send our prayers to Becky, Mills. and all the family. George was truly a committed Christian, a wonderful husband and father, a gifted...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Kellett - Brevard, NC

“I am sorry to hear of George's passing. I worked with him at Roper starting in the early 90's. I very much appreciated his no-nonsense good-humored...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Charles Hill - Mt. Pleasant, SC


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.