Buford Gaines was born February 20,1946 to the late Mr. Johnny Gaines Sr and the late Louise McGriff Gaines. He was married to the late Irma Hines Gaines. Bruford was employed for many years with the City of Bainbridge and later Delta Tire Company. He joined the church at an early age where he served as an usher and sang in the choir.
Buford had many hobbies; working on cars, watching westerns, wrestling, singing in the family choir(Southwind Gospel Singers) and at the family gathering.
Lula Mae Burke, Joann Gaines Bell, Allie Mae Walker; a sister in law, Helen Gaines; A devoted niece and nephew, Sarah Fagg and Bobby Burke; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends,
He is preceded in death by his wife, the late Irma Hines Gaines, his parents the late Johnny Gaines Sr and the late Louise McGriff Gaines; Two sisters Lillie Mae Fagg and Roberta Jackson; One brother Johnny Gaines Jr, Four nieces Roberta Cannon, Hattie Walker Burke, Danielle Giddens and Christina Gaines; one nephew Johnny Gaines III.
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