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John Henry Oakley

January 17, 1925 ~ October 27, 2018 (age 93)

John Henry Oakley, widower of Iris Collard Oakley, of Lancaster, formerly of Mt. Sterling, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018.  He was a 93 year old native of Preston, Kentucky, son of the late John and Ada Ingram Oakley, a retired Army veteran, construction worker and farmer and a member of the Christian faith.

He is survived by a daughter, Iris Ann Caldwell, 5 sons, John P. (Vicky) Oakley, Henry A. (Julie) Oakley, Mike (Pam) Oakley, Larry (Donna) Oakley and Dennis (Missy) Oakley, 13 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James and Charles Oakley, 5 sisters, Carrie, Mildred, Mary Belle, Betty Jean and Ella Mae, and 2 grandchildren, Jake and Grant Thomas Oakley.

His funeral will be 11:00 Thursday at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals with burial in Machpelah Cemetery.  Visitation is 5-8:00 Wednesday. American Legion Post 22 will conduct military rites.

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