March 14, 2009
Bear Creek, NC
Walter H. Oldham, age 73 of 180 Walter Oldham Road died Saturday (March 14, 2009) at his residence.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday at Cool Springs United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. William Cashion. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Henry Blaine and Bessie Jane Maness Oldham. He graduated from Catawba College in Salisbury and early in his life sold Caterpillar bulldozers. He later worked as a private bulldozer operator. Later he began farming where he spent his time raising cattle and chickens. He was preceded in death by a brother James Harvey Oldham and loved his two dogs Macy and Mattie.
He is survived by: his wife Chris R. Oldham; daughters Sandy Johnson and husband Rufus, Jr. of Siler City, Lisa Oldham of Aberdeen; sister Wilsie Dalton and husband James of Blackstone, VA; brothers Tommie Oldham and wife Faye of Robbins, Charlie Oldham of Bear Creek, Russell Oldham and wife Janice of Siler City; sister-in-law Ruth Oldham of Bennett.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home, Sunday from 7:00 —9:00 PM and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374, or Cool Springs United Methodist Church, 2027 Cool Springs Road, Carthage, NC 28327.
I will keep your family in my prayers
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of great loss. My prayer is that God will wrap his arms around you and comfort you. I don\’t ever think I met Walt, but I know that he was a good man just by hearing you talk about him. I know
We love you all and will miss him dearly.
My heart goes out to you and your family at this time of loss. I know it must be hard to let someone so special go. Just know that this separation is temporary and that you will see your precious \"sweet\" daddy again. He is bei
Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your dad, I had no idea he had been ill. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time in your lives. It is so comforting to know he was able to pass in his owwn home surrounded by thos
Lisa and family am so sorry for the loss of your father . What a blessing it was to beable to die at home with dignity and surrounded by his loved ones including his pets. If you need anything call! I will be keeping you in my prayers. love marg.
I remember Walt as a very kind, hard-working man who loved to drink his cup of coffee at Brewer\’s in Harper\’s Crossroads. When we decided to build a home in Bear Creek, Walt was suggested by my dad to be the person to bulldoze a drive up through the woo
Lisa and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the Lord keep his hands upon your hearts, and give you peace knowing your Daddy is home. Love you.
To the family of Walter H. Oldham;
My wife and I were very saddened to hear of the death of Walter. It is our hopes and prayers that you and your family will be comforted by these few lines.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. All children are reflections of their parents… this proves that your \"Daddy\" is a very special man. God bless you during this tough time. We will see you soon.
Just found out that my buddy Walt had died. He was a super friend of mine while we were selling Caterpillar. He was a great influence on me while I was with Caterpillar. So sorry for our loss -Tom Shrader