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 Oscar James “Shortie” DeLoach

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Oscar James “Shortie” DeLoach

  • Birth 21 Dec 1928 Clintwood, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 4 Sep 1999 Morgantown, Morgan County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 19006136

Oscar married my Aunt Pauline on June 7, 1975. They both had children from a previous marriage. Pauline's children called him Poppy.

His obituary from the September 6, 1999 Indianapolis Star:

Oscar James DeLoach, 70, Martinsville, died September 4. He was a carpenter for Amos Corporation / United Technologies, Edinburgh, 32 years, retiring in 1991. Memorial contributions may be made to Kennedy Living Center, Martinsville, or Joy in Living Christian Center, Martinsville, of which he was a member, in care of Neal & Summers Mortuary, Martinsville. Services: 11 a.m. September 8 in Neal & Summers Mortuary. Calling: 3 to 7 p.m. September 6 in Edinburgh Assembly of God Church and from 4 to 8 p.m. September 7 in the funeral home. Burial: New South Park Cemetery, Martinsville. Survivors: wife, Pauline Bryant Shipley DeLoach; children, Jesse DeLoach, Shirley DeLoach-Sheckles; stepchildren, Joe E. Shipley, Christine Mariner, Charlene Denney; brothers, John C., Paul, Clyde DeLoach; sister, Edith Anderson; half-brother, Johnny Lee DeLoach; three grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; a great-grandchild; four great-step-grandchildren.

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  • Created by: J.Sullivan
  • Added: 19 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19006136
  • J.Sullivan
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar James “Shortie” DeLoach (21 Dec 1928–4 Sep 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19006136, citing New South Park Cemetery, Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by J.Sullivan (contributor 46827102) .