Lewis "Buddy" Franklin Hefner, 83, of Eastpoint, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Dennis F. Hefner and S.L. Pruitt.

Mr. Hefner is survived by his wife of 48 years, Hazel Rainey Hefner; daughters, Jacki Hefner and son, "LiL Buddy," of Eastpoint, and Nola Stout, of Arizona, and son Andrew C. Pruitt of Marietta, Ga. and John W. Pruitt of North Ga. and William G. Hefner of Ga; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Ellen Fox of Washburn, Tenn.; and many nieces and nephews

The family wishes to thank all of their friends and family for all the prayers and support. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make donations to Covenant House Hospice, 1545 Raymond Diehl Road Suite 150, Tallahassee, FL 32308.

A memorial service will be held at a later time in Georgia. Local services are provided by Comforter Funeral Home.