He was a member of New Tazewell United Methodist Church. He was an Electrician & Truck Driver. He was preceded in death by his parents John L. Buis Sr, & Maude Gibson Buis; sister Dr. Ann Buis.
Survived by loving wife of 65 years Cora Buis of New Tazewell
sons: John L. Buis III & Diane of Tazewell
Fred W. Buis of Tazewell
Daughter: Nancy Cole of Mitchell, IN
Grandchildren: John Cameron & Amy Buis, Fred Buis Jr., John L. Buis IV, Teresa & Bob Lorraine,
Lee Wayne & Julia Cole, Jerry Douglas Cole, Daniel Cole, Savannah & Anthony Hamblin
Great Grandchildren: Zachary Lorraine, Kasey Cole, Ema Lee Cole, Sophia Cole, Lindsey Hamblin, Jordan Hamblin, Genessee Hamblin, Connor Buis, Mckinlea Buis, Joseph Buis, Dylan Buis
Brothers: Joe N. & Grace Buis Tazewell
several nieces and nephews
The family received friends Saturday January 2, 2010 at the New Tazewell United Methodist church from 5-7pm with the funeral to follow at 7:00pm.
Burial will be Sunday January3, 2010 at 3:00pm in the Irish cemetery.
Ministers: Dr. Charles Mattson & Rev. Gary Fletcher
Singers: Better Way Quartet
Honorary Pallbearers: Ray Fortner, Howard Brooks, Rick Brooks, Harry w. Brooks, Lee Wilder, Bill Surber, Donnie Fannon, Darrell Fannon
Coffey Funeral Home in Charge