Jack L. Oakman, Sr.

1931 - 2019

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Jack L. Oakman Sr., age 88, of St. Mary's, Ohio and formerly of Findlay, died at 6:31pm on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 6, 1931, in Union City, IN to the late Chester and Laura (Hufford) Oakman. He married Gloria Jean Altman on January 17, 1970, and she preceded him in death on September 14, 1998. Jack is survived by his sons: Jack (Susie) Oakman, Jr. of Findlay, DuWayne (Jackie) Oakman of Arcadia, and Rick (Phyllis) Oakman of Findlay; his daughters: Catherine (Brian) Howard of Findlay, and Kristina (Jody) Hall of Durant, OK; his step-son, Brad (Marie) Burson; his step-daughters: Julie (Kent) Sizemore of Findlay, Becky (Craig) Cochran of Findlay, and Darla (Bruce) Swiger of MI; his brother, Gary Oakman of Celina; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Francis Oakman; his brother, Harold Oakman; and his sister, Marlene Knief. Jack retired in 1994 as a Heating and Cooling Service Technician. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served our country in the Korean War, and was a former member of Amvets Post #21 and Fraternal Order of Eagles. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, where full military rites will be conducted by the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 5, from 4:00-7:00pm at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.coldrencrates.com.

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Wednesday, June 5th 2019 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Thursday, June 6th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Maple Grove Cemetery [Map]
    1120 W Main Cross St
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Contributions:

    Donors Choice


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To : Gary my nieces and nephews and Jack's family
Date :Wednesday, June 5th 2019
From : Thelma Musser
So sorry for your loss. Jack's family and mine grew up together in Geyer many years ago. It was always great when I would run into him somewhere in town. I will miss him. I am unable to make it to the funeral home. I will miss being able to say goodbye to him.

To : Becky
Date :Wednesday, June 5th 2019
From : Marge
I called the rain today tears of the angels
Because he has been excepted into the arms of our Savior
Rest in peace

To : All the Oakman Families
Date :Wednesday, June 5th 2019
From : Wanda McCoy
Jack has been my friend and companion for over 16 years. I would have been right there with the family if my health permitted. We loved him. He was a good man and he will be missed by all. We are so sorry for your loss. He was a huge part of our family. I love you babe and I’ll be seeing you soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Oakman family.
RIP my dear friend, dad , grandpa

To : The Oakman Families
Date :Wednesday, June 5th 2019
From : CarolDaryl Brackney Stacy Elliott Adam Elliott
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Jacks been a huge part of our lives for many years. He was loved and will be greatly missed. RIP Jack till we meet again😘
#Grandpa Jack❤️❤️❤️

To : Jack Susie Oakman
Date :Tuesday, June 4th 2019
From : Bob Lindsey Med Nel Clark
We are sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.
The Clarks