Anthony Buford, 47, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was born April 9, 1974 in Lakeland, FL, son of the late Willie Buford, Sr. and Anita Welch.
Tony had a passion for cooking, especially on the grill and would often watch the Food Network for inspiration. Tony had a generous spirit and was always willing to donate the food he made as well as make food for many to enjoy including his son's high school football team. He was an avid sports fan and followed his favorite teams the NY Knicks and Dallas Cowboys. Tony had a great sense of humor and loved to tell elaborate stories.
He is survived by his children, Tahj, Mia, and Ashton Buford, his stepson, Dominique Stokes, his brother, Will Buford and his wife Sonya and their son, Michael Buford, his brother, Calvin Buford, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family members. Tony is predeceased by his mother, Anita Welch and his sister, Loretha Buford.
Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Saturday December 18, 2021 from 3pm to 5pm with the funeral service taking place at 5pm. A tribute for Tony can be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com , where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.