Obituaries

Douglas Allen Oakson 1955 - 2012 Linwood

Douglas Allen Oakson, aka, “Floyd Sly”, 56, Linwood, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born August 16, 1955 at Lawrence, the son of Dale Ray and Delores Marie Schuetz Oakson. He worked as a Brick Layer through the International Brick Layers and Allied Craftworkers Union Local # 15 of Kansas City, MO., retiring with disability in 2010. He was a member of the Tonganoxie Evangelical Friends Church and a supporter of Bikers Against Child Abuse. Survivors include his Loved One, Linda Ashworth, Linwood, his Father, Dale R. Oakson, Topeka, two step-daughters, Amy Knipp, and Misty Wyrick, both of Independence, MO., two sisters,
Debbie Oakson Sheals, Columbia, MO., Dianna Marie Freeman, Gladstone, MO., two step-Brothers, Michael Allen Brown, Conroe, TX., Christopher Scott Brown, Palo Verdes, CA., and seven Step-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service was held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Barnett Family Funeral Home, 1220 Walnut (U.S. Hwy 59) in Oskaloosa. A celebration reception followed the service at the “Hilltop”, in Tonganoxie. Memorials may be made to B.A.C.A., Bikers Against Child Abuse in care of the Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS. 66066. www.barnettfamily.com