Larry Buxton

Larry Lynn Buxton died on Friday, July 17, 2020 in Houston, Texas at the age of 77.

Larry is survived by his wife Barbara Lee Drake Buxton of Houston, Texas; daughters, Lauree Buxton Johnson and husband Bryan of Cypress, Texas and Leanne Buxton Gilbert and husband Wesley of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren; and one sister, Wanda Rose Buxton of DeQuincy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Dessie Buxton of Singer; four sisters.

He was born in Singer. He was an all-state high school basketball player for Singer High School. He continued his education at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA before moving to Houston, Texas to begin working in the oilfield. After many years continuing his work in the oilfield he became an oilfield business owner for over 35 years. He was active in giving back to his hometown alma mater in Singer by providing donations, guest presentations, and serving as a role model for current student athletes.

A private invitation only funeral will be held. The service will be live streamed on the internet for anyone interested in watching from home. The live stream is scheduled for Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to one of the following organizations: Project Joy and Hope, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or The Rose Center for Breast Health.