James Gilbert Oldham, Sr., 85, of Siler City died Monday, January 14, 2019.Mr. Oldham was born in Chatham County on November 21, 1933 the son of Richard Henry and Lottie (Andrews) Oldham. He was an …
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James Gilbert Oldham, Sr., 85, of Siler City died Monday, January 14, 2019.
Mr. Oldham was born in Chatham County on November 21, 1933 the son of Richard Henry and Lottie (Andrews) Oldham. He was an Army Veteran, had worked for Collins & Aikman, and attended Siler City Chapel. He spent time reading his Bible, especially Psalms. Gilbert enjoyed raising horses and cows and he enjoyed the challenge of playing along with The Price Is Right and Wheel of Fortune.
Gilbert is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Peggy Paschal Oldham; his parents; brothers, Leroy, Elbert, Norman Oldham; and sister, Lataine Oldham.
He is survived by his son, James Gilbert Oldham, Jr. and wife Pam of Siler City; sister, Edna O.
Murray of Winston Salem; grandchildren, Tabatha Norton and husband T. J. of Bear Creek, Christopher Kirk and wife Brittany of Siler City; great-grandchildren, Harley, Robert, Wyatt and Cash Norton, and Avery Kirk.
A graveside service was held Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Chatham Memorial Park, 13260 Hwy 64 West, Siler City with Rev. Don Southern officiating.
Memorials may be made to First Wesleyan Church, 608 North 3rd Avenue, Siler City, NC 27344.
The family wishes to express a special thank you to caregiver, Terri White Ettson.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pugh