Born February 13, 1939, in Bidwell, he was the son of the late Roy and Hazel Lookado Oiler.
John was a retired Parts Manager and a United States Coast Guard Veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Haroldine K. Thomas Oiler, six children: Joey J. (Rhonda) Oiler of Bidwell, John Thomas (Sally) Oiler of Georgia, Anthony Jared Oiler of Bidwell, John B. (Penny) Harrison of Cheshire, Sheila Donovsky of Bidwell, Tammy R. White of Fort Myers, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and five great grandsons, three brothers: Chet (Isla) Oiler of North Hampton, N.H., Charlie (Audra) Oiler of Piqua, Jim (Brenda) Oiler of Springfield; sisters: Nell (Bobby) Jackson, Virginia (Richard) Hosier of Springfield, and special friend, Steve Ferrell of Bidwell
John was dearly loved by his wife and family, and will be greatly missed.
Friends may call from 1 until 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home.
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