VisitationHickox Baptist Church
Nahunta, GA 31553
Nahunta-Billy “Dale” Oglesby, 66 of Nahunta, passed away Monday (February 3, 2020) at his residence.
Born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, his parents were Billy E. and Ruby Bryant Oglesby. He was also preceded in death by his son, Aaron Moses Oglesby.
Mr. Oglesby was a member of Hickox Baptist Church and was retired after serving in the BT/E6 US Navy from 1974-1994. He was also a member of Royal Order of Masons, Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Hasan Shriners, Royal Order of Jesters, Order of the Eastern Star. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren and loved to travel.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Ocie Keen Oglesby, of Nahunta; three daughters and sons-in-law, Stacy Oglesby Peacock (Paul), Amber Oglesby Gowen (John), Maegan L. Oglesby; 3 grandchildren, Jonah, Colin, and Porter; his brother and sister-in-law, Bobby Gene Oglesby (Pat), of Hortense; his sister and brother-in-law, Catherine Smith (Brady). Also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Friday evening (February 7, 2020) starting at 6PM at Hickox Baptist Church.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday morning (February 8, 2020) at 10AM at Hickox Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Giddens, Bro. Paul Smith, and Rev. Jerry Johns officiating.
Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery with military honors and masonic rites.
Pallbearers will be Paul Smith, Jordan Smith, Scott Unice, Brent Oglesby, Levi Oglesby, and G.W. Knox.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Medium Adults Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to GMCF, INC (Georgia Masonic Charities Foundation), 811 Mulberry St. Macon GA 31201, Grand Lodge of GA. For: Children’s Garden; or Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 12502 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, FL 33612.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing our online registry at fryefh.com.