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Arvid DuWayne Hoxie Jr.

Arvid DuWayne Hoxie Jr., age 87, of Mena, Arkansas died peacefully Friday, November 8, 2019 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born on Wednesday, October 5, 1932 to Arvid DuWayne Sr. and Rose Sao Hoxie in El Segundo, California.

Arvid was an incredibly patient and loving husband and father. He was an extremely talented foundry man and prototype machinist. He enjoyed fixing and building things and his family’s remote homestead in the woods reflected his many talents. Arvid loved God, adored his wife and spoiled his dogs rotten. Arvid was a loving husband, father, uncle and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Harry Hoxie and Dale Hoxie.

Arvid is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Kathy Hoxie of Mena; one son, Arvid Lester Hoxie of Mena; one daughter, Susan Ferrero of Utah; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

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