Donald D. “Donnie” Buff, 45 of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Saturday, February 6, 2016.
He was born in Bellaire, Ohio on December 28, 1970 the son of Donald L. and Judy McIntyre Buff.
Donnie was a training officer with the Belmont Correctional Institute in St. Clairsville, Ohio for over twenty-one years. He was a S.W.A.T. officer with the Cambridge Police Department and had been commissioned with the Belmont County Sheriff’s office for twenty years and the SRT Team through the Ohio Prison System. He was vice president of the Warthogs, Bellaire Chapter 41, Moriah Lodge 105 F & AM, and Sons of the American Legion Post 228.
Donnie loved to travel, shooting, boating and motorcycles.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, David F. and Virginia Schaffer McIntyre and paternal grandparents, Victor E. and Velma Zugaro Buff.
Surviving are his daughter, Brynleigh Joy Buff of Glen Dale, West Virginia, his parents, Judy and Don Buff of Powhatan Point, Ohio, his uncles, David McIntyre of Akron, Ohio and James E. Buff of Lucasville, Ohio and his longtime beloved girlfriend Shayna Parsons and Stoney. Also many cousins and friends.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio on Wednesday from 3 to 9 pm and Thursday from 1 to 8 pm where services will be held on Friday at 11 am with Pastor David Smith and Rev. C. Gregory Stone officiating. Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery full Police Honors conducted by the Belmont Correctional Institute’s Honor Guard.
Masonic services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 7 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Make-a-Wish Foundation, American Cancer Society or Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc. for Canine vests by going to tmcfunding.com.
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