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Anthony E. Oskey
December 26, 2003
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Anthony "Tony" Edward Oskey, 53, of Glouster passed away Friday December 26, 2003 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, after an extended illness. He was born October 24, 1950 in Athens, Ohio. He was the son of the late Edward and Bonnie Jeanne (Sayre) Oskey.
Tony was a 1968 graduate of Glouster High School and attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He served a 14 year military career in the Air Force and Army and later retired from the U.S. Postal service in Athens and Glouster, where he was a mail carrier for several years. He was a member of the Glouster Lions Club, the Trimble Masonic Lodge #557 and the Jacksonville Eagles #1034. He was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed collecting baseball card memorabilia, arrowheads, and trains. He was a member of the Railroad Model and Historical Society of Southeastern Ohio Inc.
Tony is survived by his wife Rebecca (Shifflet) Oskey, a daughter and son-in-law, Brian and Jennifer (Oskey) Mays of Logan, Ohio, a daughter Melissa Ann Oskey, a daughter and son- in-law, Mike and Debra (Oskey) Pickett of Crawfordsville, In, and a daughter Toni Lynn Oskey at home. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Morgan, Mason and Mackenzie Mays, and Dominic and Mallory Pickett.
Tony will be sadly missed by a sister and brother-in-law, Paul and Lisa (Oskey) Sawyer of Grove City and a brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Pam Oskey of Chino Hills, Ca. His remembrance will remain strong within his several nieces and nephews, aunts, cousins, in- laws, family, and many close friends.
Preceded in Death by his step son Chad Eric Shifflet,
Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday December 30, 2003 at the Bishopville Church of Christ, Glouster-Bishopville with the Rev. Donald Hadaway officiating. Interment will be in the Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster where there will be a Military Graveside Service conducted by the Combined Color Guard Unit. Friends may call at the Morrison Funeral Chapel, Glouster- Bishopville on Monday from 2 to 8 p.m. where there will be a Masonic Service conducted at 7:00 p.m.