Oscar Oney, Jr. (81)
Published: Saturday, March 30, 2013
Oscar Oney, Jr., 81, of Spring City, passed away peacefully at his home on March 30, 2013. Oney was born in Lancing Tennessee on March 16, 1932, to Oscar Sr. and Eva Oney. Oscar Jr. was an adoring husband to Christine Oney for 63 years and loving mentor to four children, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was retired from Norfolk Southern Railway with 34 years of service, and enjoyed his co-workers friendship. He was also a fireman for the Spring City Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid fisherman, gardener and enjoyed life to the fullest every day.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Eva Oney; son, Randall Oney; brothers, Hershel and Harold Oney.
He was survived by his devoted wife of 63 years, Christine Oney of Spring City; daughters, Sandra (Jerry) Lankford, Belinda (Gary) McCampbell, Janet (Bobby) Bright; siblings: Earl and Relda Oney and scores of family members.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 2, from noon to 1 p.m., in the chapel of Evans Mortuary.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. with Rev. Lonnie Eldridge and Rev. Johnny Eldridge officiating. Interment and concluding services will be held at Spring City Cemetery In lieu of flowers, Donations are requested from the family to be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, Tenn..
An online registry is available for your condolences at www.evansmortuary.biz.
Evans Mortuary of Rockwood, Tenn. is serving the family of Oscar Oney, Jr.
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