Mr. Harry E. Oakley, Jr. of Okawville, IL, departed this life at his residence on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 7:52 P.M. He had attained the age of 66 years and 9 months.
Mr. Oakley was born on September 21, 1955 in Breese, IL, the son of Harry and Ernestine (nee Henderson) Oakley, Sr. He was united in marriage to Jo Ann Baker on April 19, 1984 in Okawville, IL and she survives his passing.
Harry was the owner and operator of Oakley Services, Inc. in Okawville, IL, where he was truly dedicated and loved working. Harry enjoyed fishing and building on his hot rod. He loved his family dearly and cherished his time with them.
Left to mourn his passing is his wife Jo Ann Oakley of Okawville, IL; daughter, Brandi Bruck and her husband Eric of Okawville; two grandchildren, Ace and Ava Bruck; three sisters, Julia Campbell of Carbondale, Eulisa Elliott of Mt. Vernon, and Ronda Dammann and husband Bruce of Okawville; nieces, nephews, other relation and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Doris Doty.
Per the wishes of Harry and his family, cremation will be performed. The family will be hosting an open house in Harry’s honor at Oakley Services, Inc., 1602 Waterworks Road, Okawville, IL on Sunday, July 3, 2022, from 4 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. with a fireworks celebration following at 9 P.M.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.