Let the memory of Buck be with us forever
  • 66 years old
  • Born on August 17, 1945 .
  • Passed away on June 8, 2012 .

Archie Lee “Buck” Oakley, 66, a longtime resident of Creedmoor passed away Friday, June 8, 2012 at Durham Regional Hospital.

A native of Granville County, the widower of Mary Helen Miller Oakley and the son of the late Raymond and Prudie Brogden Oakley. He was of the Baptist faith and retired from farming.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Monday, June 11th in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. Terry Hall and Rev. Vernon Wilkerson. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving are three daughters, Penny Leigh Oakley (Al) of Stem, Helen Oakley Thorpe(Barry) of Berea, Tina Oakley Lane(Jason) of Oxford ,four grandsons , A.J. Ragland, Ryan Ragland, Cameron Thorpe, Jacob Lane and one granddaughter, Makayla Lane, two sisters, Peggy O. Norwood of Northside and Margaret O. Baker of Creedmoor.

Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM Sunday evening June 10th 2012 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home of Helen Thorpe.

Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Oakley Family.

Posted by MaryAnn Lunsford on 11th June 2012
I was so sorry to hear of Buck's passing. He will surely be missed by so many. May God comfort you all and give you peace.
Posted by Yvette Ragland on 11th June 2012
Hi Penny, AJ, Rybug, Helen and Tina. I am so sorry for your loss. You guys are in my heart and prayers. I know it's tough. God makes no mistakes. Mom and Dad are home together forever now. Keep you head up and keep smiling!! It's gonna be alright. Love Yvette & Vamira
Posted by Gene Bullock on 11th June 2012
Sorry for the Loss of your family member...Prudie was my greataunt. sympathy from,,,the Bullocks,,,James..Loretta ( his first cousin) and Gene ..
Posted by Sandra Edwards on 9th June 2012
Tina - Just read in the Henderson paper about your father. Just wanted to say how sorry I am and that you and you family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Sandra

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