Alvin James DeFoor (Sign Guestbook)

Alvin James DeFoor “AJ” or “Buddy”, as some people may have known him, born November 5, 1953, went to be with the Lord October 4, 2019. He graduated from Karns High School and was the owner of A.J. DeFoor & Co. Inc.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Lee; mother, Pearl Stewart; stepbrother, Roy Howard.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Patsy DeFoor; son, Tyler and wife Amber DeFoor; sisters, Linda Dunlap, Maxine and Jerry Dunlap, Diana “Wanda” and Mark Caldwell; stepfather, Carl Warwick; several nephews; special friends, Mike Sams, Donald Collins, David Heniz, Mark and Gwen Overlay; friends and family in Kingsport, TN; several more friends and business associates.

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the DeFoor family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

6 guestbook entries for “Alvin James DeFoor”:

  1. Tameka McCampbell says:

    Pat so sorry for your loss you are always in my thought and prayers

  2. Jane Henegar says:

    I am so sorry for your loss.
    May God comfort you and your family.

  3. Linda DeFoor Dunlap says:

    God bless Pat and Tyler with peace and comfort. So sad he is gone. Buddy always worked so hard and tried to help people. He will always be remembered in my heart. So sorry AJ is not here for Pat, Tyler, Amber, and Major. Rest in Peace little brother in the arms of Jesus.

  4. Scott Dunlap says:

    I will always cherish many memories with uncle buddy, when I was little he took me for rides on the back of his old Honda 750, he would take time to pass the football with me in mammaws back yard and when I was sad he’d cheer me up by making funny faces. These are a few of many, Thank you uncle buddy my childhood was better because of you. I’m grieved for your loss PAT,TYLER, and AMBER. Praying for the FATHER’S peace in your hearts.

  5. Diana Caldwell says:

    A.J. was my brother and I will always love and miss him. My heart and prayers go out to Pat and Tyler at this sad time. I grieve with you and for you. I am here if you need a shoulder to lean on, or for anything else. I love you both so much.

  6. kenneth e riffey says:

    I had many dealings with AJ. He frequently came by to help our organization
    in time of need. He and I enjoyed kicking around different solutions to different local problems. He was a gentleman and certainly, one to be admired for his devotion to work. I considered AJ one of the very few down to earth friends I had the pleasure of dealing with frequently.

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