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Daniel Lewis Oakley

May 9, 1921 — August 10, 2021

Daniel L. Oakley
Easley, SC

Daniel Lewis Oakley, 100, of Easley, husband of the late Margaret Lucille Head Oakley, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021.

Born on May 9, 1921 in Oconee County, he was a son of the late Caleb and Alice Owens Oakley.

Mr. Oakley was retired from John Foster Ford, formerly in Easley. After retiring, he enjoyed repairing automobiles at his home and fishing. He proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII in England, the Philippines, and New Guinea.

Surviving are his children, Tony Oakley (Debbie) of Taylors and Brenda Greer (Phil) of Easley; grandchildren, Leigh Threatt (Jimmy) of Pickens and Jan Metz (Jason) of Anderson; great grandchildren, Brady Metz (Katelyn), Greer Metz, Latham Metz, Luke Threatt and Olivia Threatt; and great-great grandchildren, Asher and John Metz.

Mr. Oakley was the last surviving member of his immediate family. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by sisters, Maude Nicholson and Carrie Dogherty; and brothers, David Oakley and Andrew Oakley.

A private graveside service will be held in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

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