Burrell “Buzz” Cayton, Jr.

July 12, 1940 - February 19, 2020
Burrell “Buzz” Cayton, Jr.

Burrell “Buzz” Cayton, Jr. age 79, of Winnabow, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Bolivia.

He was born in Aurora, IN on July 12, 1940, the son of Burrell Edgar Cayton, Sr. and Gertrude Marie Clark Cayton.

Buzz served his country with honor and distinction as a Seaman Boatswain Mate in the United States Coast Guard.

After his service Buzz worked for many years as a Carpenter in the Construction Industry.

When not working Buzz enjoyed woodworking, dancing and spending time with his beloved wife Nancy and their family.

Together with his wife Nancy, Buzz is survived by his sons Shawn Eric Cayton of Aurora, IN, and Rodney Wayne Cayton of Lawrenceburg, IN; daughters Tamara “Tammy” Dawn Knue of Lawrenceburg, IN and Kelly Taylor of Lexington, KY. He is also survived by his sister Sandra Barry and stepchildren David Barrow, John Ravencraft, Vivian L. Henry, Desarie E. York and Michelle McBeath; 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Buzz was predeceased by his parents and his sister Betty McQueary.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM, on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at the American Legion Post 10, 702 Pinegrove Drive, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the family to PO box 397 Winnabow, North Carolina 28479.

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  • February 22, 2020
    Tom n Cecilia Barry says:
    Tom n I send our thoughts and prayers. Nothing helps at this time. God needed a Dancing Angel. Hugs and Love ..Tom n Ceal

  • February 22, 2020
    Curt andSandy Walker says:
    Curt and I just wanted to send our sincere condolences. We had such fun times with Buzz and Nancy. Memories that will stay with us always. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Nancy and all the family.

  • February 22, 2020
    Larry Kitchen says:
    My prayers and condolences to the family and friends with this great loss. Known him such a short time, but feeling blessed to have had him in my life. You will be missed big time my friend.

  • February 22, 2020
    Debbie Godbold says:
    My thoughts and prayers go out to Nancy and her family. I was so blessed to have known Buzz and spent alot of hours dancing with Buzz and Nancy. Buzz was an awesome gentleman who we will surely miss! In God's care now, but always in our hearts.

  • February 22, 2020
    Melissa Risk says:
    Sending thoughts and prayers to you, Nancy and all of your family!! Always loved seeing you all dance front row in class together!! So sorry to hear about Buzz’s passing....my deepest condolences.