Richard Thomas “Bosco” Oldaker

Richard Thomas “Bosco” Oldaker, age 66, of Upper Childers Run, Buckhannon, died Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at his home.  

He was born on June 3, 1957, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Winfred Ray and Phyllis Maxine Sargent Oldaker.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one sister Vera Oldaker and one brother-in-law Jimmy Smarr.  

Surviving are one daughter Jessica Oldaker of Palatka, FL; two grandchildren:  Jestin and Jaden Sweat; one great-grandchild Jessalynn Sweat; one sister Nancy Smarr of Buckhannon; three brothers:  Donald Oldaker and wife Sharon, Timothy Oldaker, and John Oldaker, all of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews.

At the request of the deceased, his body was cremated.  A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2023, from 2-4:00 PM, at the Kesling Mill Lions Club.  Private interment will be made in the Heavner Cemetery at a later date.  

Online condolences may be extended to the Oldaker family at The Oldaker family entrusted the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service with the arrangements.

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