Oakley, Eddie "Ed"

Mr. Eddie Lee "Ed" Oakley, age 79 of Gilbertsville, KY passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at Calvert City Convalescent Center in Calvert City, KY. He was a retired mechanic for the City of Covington, GA. He was also a Baptist preacher, farmer, a Iron Worker. a member of the carpenters local in Benton and spent several years Union Carbide in Calvert City, KY. He was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the US Army and served during the Korean Conflict. Born Sunday, December 1, 1940 in Golden Pond, KY, he was the son of the late Alfred Oakley and the late Ruby (Hawkins) Oakley. Surviving are son, Joe Ed Oakley, wife Stephanie of Covington, GA, daughter, Tammy Newcomb, husband Danny "Spanky" of Gilbertsville, KY, brother, George Wesley Oakley of Princeton, KY, sister, Mary Pearl Davis of Reidland, KY, grandchildren, Nicole Deshields of Gilbertsville, KY, Caleb Newcomb, wife Karen of Gilbertsville, KY, Jesse Ray Oakley, Casey Levi Oakley both of Enid, OK, great-grandchildren, Harley Newcomb, Braxton Newcomb, Dalton Carpenter, Joseph Newcomb, Kyrsten Newcomb all of Gilbertsville, KY and Chloe Oakley, Ace Oakley and Lilly Oakley of Enid, OK, He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Margaret Earl Parker and his brothers, Elbert Oakley and James Author Oakley. In compliance with the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the CDC's health and public safety directives, the funeral services for Mr. Eddie Oakley will be private with burial in the Hamlet Cemetery. Rev. Dr. Charles Frazier will officiate. During this most difficult time, especially when services must be private, you may show your love and support by sharing a memory or a thought at www.collierfuneralhome.com.

Published 12:00 AM, Wednesday May. 06, 2020
Updated 05:51 PM, Wednesday May. 06, 2020

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