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Dale Oldham

June 24, 1928 August 7, 2019
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Dale Oldham, 91 year old Woodward resident, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in Mooreland. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the First Christian Church with the Reverend Ronnie Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. Full Military rites will be conducted by the United States Army. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

Marvin Dale Oldham was born on June 24, 1928 in Duncan, Oklahoma to C.I. and L.M. (Hopson) Oldham. Dales younger years were spent in California and Oklahoma. Dale met Bessie Mae Falkenstein in Stillwater while attending Oklahoma A&M College. They were united in marriage on September 26, 1947 in Chandler, Oklahoma. To this union three children were born: Dan, Larry, and Mike. After Dales graduation from Oklahoma A&M, the family moved to Bixby and then later to Eufaula, Oklahoma. In 1950 Dale was sent to Korea with the 180th Infantry Regiment of the 45th Infantry Division. Bessie loaded the boys up and moved to Stillwater and lived with her sister Ruth Ann. In 1971 the family moved to Woodward. Dale served his country and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

He was a member of the First Christian Church. He enjoyed playing golf, gardening and being with his family. Dale is currently married to Ann Lee Oldham.

He is survived by his son Dan Oldham of Woodward; his wife Ann Lee Oldham of Woodward; four grandchildren: Kayla Ford, Jennifer Tunks, Lori Dickinson, and Lacey Thompson; eight great-grandchildren: Jonah and Emmalyn Ford, Leslie and Mollie Tunks, Emmerson and Lynli Dickinson, Alexis and Wayland Thompson; two sisters, Shirley McCroskey, Betty Beam and husband Ozell; sister-in-law, Sue Oldham; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Bessie Mae Oldham, son Larry Oldham, son Mike Oldham, sister Bonnie Weeks, brothers, Wayne Oldham and Bob Oldham.


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Visitation

Monday

12

Aug

9:00 AM 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 8/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home

1621 Downs Avenue
Woodward, OK 73801

Billings Funeral Home
1621 Downs Avenue Woodward 73801 OK
United States

Funeral

Tuesday

13

Aug

10:00 AM 8/13/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Christian Church

1316 9th Street
Woodward, OK 73801

First Christian Church
1316 9th Street Woodward 73801 OK

Interment

Tuesday

13

Aug

Elmwood Cemetery

2500 Downs Avenue
Woodward, OK 73801

Elmwood Cemetery
2500 Downs Avenue Woodward 73801 OK
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