Roy Sherman Oakley
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: Jun 5, 1933
  • Date of passing: Mar 3, 2018
Let the memory of Roy be with us forever

Roy Sherman Oakley, 84, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro.

A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late William P. and Mittie T. Oakley. Roy was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Rougemont and farmed most of his life.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will be in Community Gardens in Stem.

He is survived by his daughter, Cathy Tingen of Roxboro; sister, Della Mae Williams of Stem; brother, Elvin Oakley of Stem; grandsons, Kendall Mangum, Shane Mangum, Brandon Tingen; great-grandchildren, Jake Tingen, Shane Tingen, Joslynn Mangum, Brooke Mangum, McKenzie Mangum and a great-great granddaughter, Brynlee Tingen and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded death by his wife, Doris O. Oakley; daughter, Wanda Mangum; son, Roy Darnell Oakley; sister, Janie Oakley and brothers, J.W. and Leaman Oakley.

Visitation will be held Monday evening March 5, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at his home.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to American Lung Association, 1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101, Hudson, WI 54016.


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