Michael Lee Buoy (Mike), 67, of Kirtland, NM, passed away peacefully at home on June 21, 2021.
Memorial services will be held at 2:30 PM on July 2nd at Emanuel Baptist Church in Farmington, NM. Pastor David Brittain of Emmanuel Baptist Church will officiate, and directly after family and friends will hold a graveside farewell at Memory Gardens. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Farmington Funeral Home.
Mike was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on December 27, 1953. The Buoy family relocated from Oklahoma to the Farmington area in 1960. Mike graduated from Farmington High School with the class of 1972. After working briefly for Arapahoe Drilling, he began his lifelong career with PNM at San Juan Generating Station. Mike worked as an operator and supervisor for PNM for over thirty years. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, music, playing his guitar, and spending time with family.
Mike is survived by his sons James Buoy (Natalie Buoy) and Thomas Buoy (Chris Frank), brother Pat Buoy (Cynthia Buoy); nieces Tricia McNeal (Steve McNeal), Tracie Marin (Pete Marin), Crystal Buoy, Christina Buoy, and Ashley Krogstad; nephews Mark Buoy, Mitchell Buoy, Zach Austin, and Austin Buoy; as well as his grandchildren Aidan Buoy, Kash Buoy, and Brianna Buoy.
Mike is preceded in death by his father Sherwell Buoy, Mother Shirley Buoy, Brother Mark Buoy, Sister Sharla Buoy, and wife Barbara Buoy.
Mike was a devoted and loving father, brother, husband, uncle, and friend. He is, and will continue to be deeply missed by his friends, family, and the community
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