Walter H. Oldham
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.