Craig Oakley,63, of Providence passed away on Monday June 6, 2022, at his home.
Craig was born on May 1, 1959, the son of the late Mr. William E. “Bill” Oakley and Mrs. Mary Ann Baynham Oakley. In addition to his parents Craig was preceded in death by his in laws, Frankie Charles and Barbara Ann Lewis.
Craig was a member of New Abundant Life Church in Nortonville, KY; he taught at the Earle C. Clements Job Corp in Morganfield teaching automotive classes, he enjoyed working on cars, going to dirt track races, and drag races. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, loafing at Hudson’s Service Station in Providence, and Teddy’s Body Shop in Dixon.
Craig is survived by his wife of 27 years, Pam of Providence, two daughters, Kelley (Stephen) Sutton of Madisonville; Brittany Oakley of Providence; two sisters, Diane Oakley and Shannon (Alan) Dement both of Providence; two grandchildren, Whitney Morgan and Lane Sutton; several nieces and nephews, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday June 9, 2022, at 1:00PM at the Blackford Cemetery in Blackford, KY, with his sister, Chaplain Diane Oakley officiating.
Visitation will be held from 10:00AM until noon on Thursday June 9, 2022, at Melton Funeral Home.