Richard Jerry Oldham, age 70, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at his residence.
A memorial service is planned for 2:00 PM Friday at Culdee Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Joseph Washburn officiating. Burial will follow
in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.
A native of Nansemond County, Virginia he was the son of the late Donald Oldham and Fannie Bosworth Oldham. He retired from Moore County as a property manager. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters Raybe Revelle and Frances Ingram, brothers William Oldham, Vernon Oldham, Lloyd Oldham,Byron Oldham, Ralph Oldham and two grandsons, Travis Oldham and Dustin Hunt.
He is survived by his wife, Shaw Wicker Oldham; children, Jason Oldham of Star; Ashley Lewis & husband, Jeff of Vass; Nathan Oldham & wife, Gretchen of Carthage; Lauren Stone & fiance, Michael Garner of Vass & Haven McRae & husband, Jack of Carthage; two brothers, Donald Oldham & wife, Shirley Oldham of Pinehurst and Wayne Oldham & wife, Donnie of Aberdeen; four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the choir at Culdee Presbyterian Church, PO Box 399, West End, NC 27376.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at

Memories Timeline


  1. Dear Oldham Family,
    Richard was a fine Christian man, always the same, no matter where you saw him. He was a hard worker and always had a pleasant outlook on life. His family was most important to him. He was respected by all and will truly be missed

  2. Shaw, Lauren, and Haven – Please know that you and your other family members are in our thoughts and prayers right now. We were all so blessed to have Richard come into our lives. He was so much fun and we always had such a wonderful time talking and laug

  3. I am so sorry to hear of the death of Richard. I have fond memories when all of us in the neighborhood as kids would gather at the bridge on Murdocksville rd to swim in that cold water in the summer.We had such great times together. My deepest sympathy to

  4. Years ago I worked with Nathan at Roses in Aberdeen. I meet Mr. Oldham once when Nathan and I worked together. For the loss of a parent it is not easy to take. As I have loss both of my parents I can understand how hard it is. My heart goes to you all, an

  5. I met Richard when I worked with Moore County Government. He was always friendly and smiling. He will be missed.

  6. Shaw,
    I am sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prays. Wish I could be at the funeral, but I will be unable to attend. My heart will be with you during this trying time. Victoria Williams

  7. Richard was a wonderful man who seemed to always have a smile on his face, and a twinkle in his eyes.
    I was lucky enough to be welcomed into the Oldham home when I was just a young girl and a friend of Ashley’s. I always felt like part of the famil

  8. I send my condolences to Richard’s family, may the Lord continue to provide strength to you all in your time of grevience. I will always remember Richard’s smile and jokes while employed with Moore County Gov.
    Sonya Green

  9. Shaw, i am truly sorry for your loss. I have never known Richard to be anything but a very nice, friendly, helpful individual. Cherish your memories. Your family will be in my prayers. Nancy ‘p’ Jones

  10. Shaw,
    I’d like to extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family during this difficult time. Many have mentioned it below, but Richard’s smile and humor made an impact on me as well during his time with Moore County. Bronson Keith

  11. So sorry to read of Richard’s passing. One of the good guys for sure. I remember him as a great athlete and a killer pitcher. It was my honor to have known him. Bill McDonald

  12. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of your loved one Mr. Oldham. The Lord will
    give you strength as you continue your Journey of Grief.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown, Aftercare Director
    Pines Funerals

  13. Richard was a good man, he was a great father, grandfather and father-in-law. He will be missed dearly. Nathan & Gretchen Oldham

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