September 24, 1931 - March 8, 2017
Easley, South Carolina | Age 85
Mr. Fred Oglesby, 85, husband of the late Brenda Carol Hawkins Oglesby, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born in Pickens County, a son of the late Fred Oglesby, Sr. and the late Bonnie Mae Hooper Oglesby, Mr. Oglesby was a retired residential paint contractor and attended Easley Church of God. He was a US Navy Veteran having served in the Korean War.
Surviving are five sons, Sidney Oglesby (Renee) of Pickens, Steve Oglesby (Lisa) of Liberty, Stan Oglesby (Teresa) of Berea, Scott Oglesby of Pickens and Jody Oglesby (Michelle) of Easley; two sisters, Jo Ann Pike (Bruce) of Greenville, and Louise Lyda of Easley; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Oglesby was predeceased by a step-son, Mike Waldrop; a brother, Walter Oglesby; seven sisters, Jessie Mae Posey, Ellen Gilbert, Lenora Oglesby, Emma Bridges, Mary Frances Oglesby, Ruth Oglesby and Ruby Oglesby; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, March 11, 2017 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown with Rev. Steve Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park with military honors.
The family will receive friends from noon until 1:45 PM Saturday at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Family members are at their respective homes.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff members of Hospice Compassus and Greenville Memorial Hospital for the love and care they have provided for Mr. Oglesby.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.