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Richard Oglesby Jr.

June 30, 1926 — May 30, 2024

Orlando, FL

Richard "Bill" Oglesby, Jr. passed away peacefully on May 30th, 2024. He was 98 years old. He is preceded in death by his wife Della, son Roger, daughters Dottie and Jeannie, He is survived by his son and caregiver Billy, along with many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

Bill was born in Mississippi. First son of Richard and Annie Oglesby. After Marrying Della Bullard, he relocated to Orlando to find work and raise his family. He was a heavy equipment operator and retired from Hubbard Construction Company. 

In retirement, Bill enjoyed repairing lawnmowers in his shop, gardening and fishing. Later in life, just sitting on his front porch and visiting with whoever would stop by. His favorite food was chicken and dumplings, cornbread and coconut cake. 

In his final years, Bill lived with his son, Billy who took care of his every need until the end. Bill was loved and will be missed by many. 

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