My name is William “ Billy” Buford. My home town is Glasgow, KY. I am a member of the 1968 Glasgow Scotties State Basketball team. I attended Paducah Community College on a basketball scholarship and upon completion, I attended Memphis State University in Memphis, TN on a basketball scholarship and played in the NCAA national championship against UCLA. My area of study while in Junior college and college was Sociology.
After completion of college, I spent 15 plus years overseas playing professional basketball. I have a background working with Alcohol and Drug addicts in an inpatient setting as a drug and alcohol counselor along with work at Drug Court in Warren County, KY, and in Memphis, TN. I have also worked with youth from the ages 6-12 in urban ministry in Memphis, TN where we used sports as a way to share the Gospel. I believe that the only way you can keep what you have is by giving it away.
I came to CASA of South Central KY in June 2018 to take on the role of Advocate Coordinator. I have a deep concern to help those that are less fortunate than me. The Advocates I work with, along with my co-workers, are very special people and are about the true spirit of giving of themselves. Away from work, I am a minister at 11th Street Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY. I am a proud grandparent, husband, and love watching basketball and helping upcoming players get better at improving their skills. I like watching TV, movies, and fishing.