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John H. Oakley


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John H. Oakley Obituary
December 31, 1928 - February 10, 2017 John Harold Oakley of Long Beach, CA, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017, at age 88. He is survived by his loving wife, To Thi "Annie" Oakley, 6 children, 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was born on December 31, 1928 to parents John Worth Oakley and Erma (Stevens) Oakley in Cincinnati, OH. John did most of his growing up with his older brother, Paul Oakley, in Portsmouth, OH. John Oakley served his country in the US Navy and retired from active duty and then worked in the Civil Service retiring as a GS-13. He served and represented his country around the world. He then continued his career with Northrop. John enjoyed painting portraits, writing his memoirs, singing and studying various religious philosophies. Burial Services time and location: March 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1500 E. San Antonio Dr., Long Beach, CA 90807. A Memorial will be held following the graveside service, also at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2017
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