Ramblin’ Lou Schriver, a 1996 Buffalo Music Hall of Fame inductee, has died at the age of 86.

Hailed as a country music legend, Ramblin’ Lou served as owner of WXRL 1300 AM. According to a Buffalo News article, he died Sunday in Buffalo General Hospital. Schriver had been battling heart problems.

Lou was last heard on the air on Dec. 26 during a broadcast of his regular morning show on WXRL. Late last year, the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame a one-on-one interview event with Ramblin’ Lou, himself.

The Buffalo Broadcasters Association extends its deepest condolences to the family of Ramblin’ Lou Schriver and all his many fans and friends.


Funeral Arrangements for Ramblin’ Lou Schriver:

Fretthold Funeral Home

1241 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY

Friends may pay their respect from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20 and Thursday, Jan. 21.

A church service will be held at Salem United Church of Christ on the corner of Main & Morgan Street, Tonawanda, NY at 10:30am on Friday, Jan. 22.

Memorial donations may be made to Salem United Church of Christ – Tonawanda, NY.


Tom Lorentz and Ramblin’ Lou Schriver during a one-on-one interview event at the Buffalo History Museum.

   

(From left) Tom Lorentz, Joanie Schriver, Linda Lou Schriver and Ramblin’ Lou Schriver perform during an event at the Buffalo History Museum.

BBA President Heidi Raphael, Ramblin’ Lou Schriver and BBA Board Member Mike Igoe at the Buffalo History Museum.

2003 BBA HOF Inductee Sandy Beach, Ramblin Lou, and Joanie Schriver at the Buffalo History Museum.

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