Levi Calvin Oglesby

Levi Calvin Oglesby

<p>Levi Calvin Oglesby, Sr., 85, of Oak City passed peacefully on Saturday, August 1, 2020, into the arms of Jesus after a hard-fought battle with dementia. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 64 years, Shirley, family members, and his caregiver, Katrina Peele.</p> <p>Calvin was born in Morehead and moved to Martin County at a young age. He spent most of his life farming and was heavily involved with NC Farm Bureau. After retiring he helped local farmers during busy seasons. He was a life-long member of Hamilton Baptist Church, taught Sunday School and RA&rsquo;s, and was a deacon.</p> <p>He is survived by his wife, Shirley W. Oglesby, son Levi Oglesby, Jr. and wife Renee of Williamston, NC, son Andy Oglesby and wife Joy of Garner, NC, daughter, Stephanie Oglesby of Williamston, NC; grandchildren Levi Oglesby, III and wife Jaclyn, William Oglesby and wife Laura, and Matthew Oglesby, Stephen Oglesby, Meredith Oglesby, and Luke Oglesby, and Lauren L. White and husband Chad, and 8 great-grandchildren.</p> <p>Calvin was preceded in death by his parents George Andrew and Abscillia Hobbs Oglesby, and his sisters, Idalia High, Cleo Oglesby, Lorene Kleu and Lorette Hollinshed.</p> <p>The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 6, 2020, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at 9226 Hwy 903 in Oak&nbsp;City. &nbsp;A private burial will be held in Morehead City.</p> <p>In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Community Home Care and Hospice at 200 Green St #203, Williamston, NC 27892 or to the Alzheimer&rsquo;s Association at 5171 Glenwood Ave. #101, Raleigh, NC 27612.</p> <p>Special thanks to Katrina Peele and Quantina Moore, two very special caregivers, and the caring staff of Community Home Care and Hospice.</p> <p>Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net</p> <p>Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC.&nbsp;</p>
July 30, 1935 - August 1, 202007/30/193508/01/2020
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Levi Calvin Oglesby, Sr., 85, of Oak City passed peacefully on Saturday, August 1, 2020, into the arms of Jesus after a hard-fought battle with dementia. He was surrounded by his loving wife of 64 years, Shirley, family members, and his caregiver, Katrina Peele.

Calvin was born in Morehead and moved to Martin County at a young age. He spent most of his life farming and was heavily involved with NC Farm Bureau. After retiring he helped local farmers during busy seasons. He was a l...

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Thursday, August 06 2020
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Oglesby Family Home
9226 Hwy 903
Oak City, NC 27857
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