Rev. Seth W. Oiler
NEWARK: A funeral service celebrating the life of Rev. Seth W. Oiler, age 42, of Newark, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, at The Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Steve Rath and Pastor Bill Lyle officiating.
Rev. Oiler passed away unexpectedly on May 22, 2015. He was born July 19, 1972 in Gallipolis, Ohio.
Seth was an Ordained Elder in the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church and was fully ordained in 2014. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, member of Newark Rotary and former IT professional. He served as pastor at Ware's Chapel United Methodist Church in West Manchester (2009), Peace United Methodist Church in Pickerington (2011) and First United Methodist Church in Newark (2013).
Seth loved God, Ronald Reagan and Captain America. He adored all things Star Wars and being in the water surrounded by nature. Seth was accomplished in music and voice and enjoyed playing the piano.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Brothers) Oiler; their three children, Isabelle Oiler, Abigail Evans and Noah Oiler; his parents, Diane and David Miller of Jamestown and Jim and Maggie Oiler of Rio Grande; a step-sister, Amy (Jason) Thatcher of Delaware; and first wife, Christine Klump.
Memorial contributions may be made in care of the family.
Friends may call from 3-7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 26, at The Heath Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath. Burial will take place at Ware's Chapel United Methodist Church in West Manchester on Thursday, May 28 at 11 a.m. where military honors will be observed.
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Published by Advocate from May 25 to May 27, 2015.