Lorin Lavoyd “Buddy” Oxford, 76, of Rogers, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, at his home.  

He was born March 22, 1946, in Rock, Ark., to Columbus and Audry Bowen Oxford.

Lorin married Loretta on Dec. 23, 2002, in Berryville. He was a father to four children. He attended Colbaugh Freewill Baptist Church. Buddy loved to play music. He liked hunting, working on the farm, and visiting with people. He was a very outgoing, hard-working man that loved his family very much. Lorin’s big baby blues, and contagious smile, would light up a room in an instant.

Lorin was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William and Lennis Oxford; his son, Chris Oxford; and his granddaughter, Amber Miller. 

He is survived by his wife, Loretta Oxford of the home, one son, Michael Morio of Bartow, Fla.; two daughters, Linda Carole and husband, Tom Samuelson, of Lowell and Beth and husband, James Miller, of Fayetteville; three sisters, Ola Mae Sherry, Ova Lea Clinton and Bernice and husband, Virgil Bohlen; one brother, Charles Oxford and one sister-in-law, Donna Oxford, all of Rogers; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 15, at Brashears Funeral Home. Loy Counts officiated.

Pallbearers were Eric Oxford, Jason Oxford, Chris Welch, Mason Miller, Tom Samuelson and Jordon Ganoung.  

Honorary pallbearers were Tyler Morio, Mike Morio, Virgil Bohlen and Doyle Sherry.  

Interment followed services at Rambo Cemetery, Rogers, Ark. 

Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.