Buddy Wade Oxford
Buddy Wade Oxford, 52, of Opydke, passed away at 6:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

He was born in King County on Aug. 13, 1956, a son of Buddy B.and 
Dellas (Stratton) Oxford. He married Linda Sampson in Mt. Vernon on 
Oct. 12, 1973. He was a truck driver owner/operator.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m Friday at Oakwood Cemetery in 
Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Garlin Burris officiating. A Masonic service 
will be conducted by Jefferson Lodge 368 of Opdyke. Interment will follow.

There will be no public visitation.

Buddy is survived by his parents, Buddy B. and Dellas Oxford of Mt. Vernon; 
wife, Linda Oxford of Opdyke; daughter, Stephanie Po-ninski and husband Rob of
Whittington; grandchildren, Jean and Jerica Mace of Mt. Vernon; brother, Michael 
Conner and wife Tracy of Woodlawn; four sisters, Rhonda Roberts and husband Glen 
of Opdyke, Kim Bamard and husband Allen of Mt. Vernon, Teresa Drew and husband 
Robbie of Bluford and Desiree Oxford of Mt. Vernon; several nieces and nephews 
and close friend, Jason Edwards of DuQuoin. 

His grandparents preceded him in death.

Buddy was a member of the Southside Missionary Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge #31 
and Jefferson County Shriners Club. He was also proud that he was an organ donor.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you 
may call 242-3348 or visit for further information and 
to send condolences. 

Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: August 21, 2008
Submitted by: Cindy Ford

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