Larry Eugene Oliphant, February 2, 1944~April 2, 2016

Scan larry copyLarry Eugene Oliphant, age 72, of Rockaway Beach, MO. passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016.

He was born February 2, 1944 in Fayetteville, AR., to Garland and Julia Oliphant.  He graduated from Fayetteville High School and Central Baptist Bible College in Conway, AR.

He was an active member of the Elks Lodge since 1978.  He served in many positions including Exalted Ruler of the Lake Taneycomo Elks Lodge #2597. He was currently Leading Knight and Past Exalted Ruler.  Larry was also a member of the AMVETS Post 78.

Survivors include his longtime special friend, Sandy Stoddard of Rockaway Beach, MO.; two daughters, Kristen Oliphant Pickett of Portland, OR. and Audra Oliphant of Little Rock, AR., two sisters, Brenda Oliphant of Philadelphia, PA. and Kim Ferguson of Farmington, AR.; son-in-law, Mark Pickett; grandson, Ira James Pickett of Portland, OR.; and a host of friends and relatives.

Visitation will be at Beard’s Chapel in Fayetteville from 5-7 P.M. on Thursday, April 7, 2016.  Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M. in the Round Mountain Cemetery on Friday, April 8, 2016.


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    Monty Bell » 06. Apr, 2016

    I am sorry to hear about the passing of Larry. He was a good friend and will be missed.

    Curt Glenn » 06. Apr, 2016

    Dear Audra,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. There are no words that can express the sorrow you must be feeling at this time, but please try to take comfort knowing that your friends and co-workers here at GSA are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.
    Curt Glenn


    Larry was one of the kindest people I have ever known. He was witty and fun to be around. A great friend to all. I will miss him.

    Name » 06. Apr, 2016

    Audra, Christy & I are so very sorry to hear the tragic news of the loss of your father. While We had never met your father, thru discussions with you, we know your father is loved by so very many, and will be sorely missed by all whose lives were blessed to have known him.

    May God, comfort your family as you grieve the loss of your beloved father. May His immense power, love and goodness strengthen your belief, that your father has entered into God’s Heavenly Presence. Amen!

    Our sincere condolences!

    Tony & Christy Branson

    Joyce Tuller » 06. Apr, 2016

    My thoughts and prayers will be with you.

    evadnetunstillbailey » 07. Apr, 2016

    and verlenetunstillharrison

    we were sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you

    Evadne Tunstill Bailey » 07. Apr, 2016

    And Verlene Tunstill Harrison
    We were sorry to hear of your loss.
    Our thoughts and prayers will be with you

    William Dillard » 10. Apr, 2016

    Larry will be missed by ever one who new him.He has always been my best friend and always will remain that. Audra and Christy could have searched the world over and not have found a better dad

    Kristen Oliphant Pickett » 02. May, 2016

    Thank you Bill. Dad felt the same about you and spoke of you often. Audra and I were very lucky to call him Dad.