Oscar "Buck" Etheridge Jr., 81, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in the Auburn Health Care.
He was born April 22, 1931, in Logan County, a son of the late Oscar F., Sr. and Elizabeth Frances Hunton Etheridge. In addition to his parents, Mr. Etheridge was preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Etheridge; his brother, Charles William Etheridge, and his sister, Marie Allen.
Mr. Etheridge was a member of the Spring Valley Baptist Church and was a retired fork lift operator with Built Rite.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. in the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Brother Wilbur Powell and Brother Shannon Benefiel officiating. Burial followed in the Greenwood Cemetery in Adairville. Visitation began in the funeral home Friday, Nov. 29 from 5-8 p.m.
Pallbearers were Adam Etheridge, John Etheridge, Billy Etheridge, Van Allen, Tony Arnold, David Thoma and Teddy Smith.
He is survived by his sons, Bobby Etheridge (Anne) of Olmstead and Jeff Etheridge (Anita) of Livermore; his daughter, Frances Lorene Arnold (Tony) of Russellville; his brother, Brother Dale Etheridge (Betty) of Russellville; eight grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.
The family ask that donations be made to the
. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.