Earl Oram

Earl Oram

Age 78, of Flint, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The funeral service will take place 1:00 pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019, at the Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services in Mt. Morris. Pastor Dale Lewis officiating with burial to follow at Flint Memorial Park Cemetery. Earl's family will be present to receive guests at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. On Friday evening, family and friends will gather for a Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie Memorial Service conducted by the FOE Auto City Eagles 3485 at 7:00 pm. On Saturday morning visitation from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm. Those desiring may consider memorial contributions to the North Flushing Baptist Church. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Earl was born in Lovells, Michigan, on October 11, 1940. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Walter Henry and Stella Lavana (Grover) Oram. He graduated from Cadillac High School with the class of 1958. Petty Officer Second Class, Earl proudly served in the United States Navy for four years until receiving his honorable discharge on May 9, 1963. Earl worked production for Buick for over 30 years, retiring in 1999. He was a long-time member of UAW Local #599, American Legion Post #64 in Flint, Auto City Eagles #3485, Montrose Aerie Eagles #4090, and the North Flushing Baptist Church. In his free time, Earl enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, bowling, and could often be found traveling across the Midwest competing in bowling tournaments. Left to cherish his memory are children: Rebecca and husband, David Boris; Cynthia and husband, David Storey; Julie and husband, Tim Rogers; Jesse and wife, Misty Clark; 10 grandchildren: Deborah Claudene Oram Wittig, Shannon Michelle Oram Wittig, Jeffrey Andrew Oram Wittig, Timothy Scott Oram Wittig, Cheyenne Dakota Oram Wittig, Ryan Baumgart, Jesse, Nina, Julie and John Clark; three great-grandchildren: Braxton, Julianna, and Calvin; two brothers: Richard Oram, and Bill and wife, Penny Oram; sisters: Lonnie and husband, Bill Olofson; Clara and husband, Jan Hinkle; Karlene and husband, Scott Krotzer; Linda and husband, Phil Turner; and Edna and husband, George McDougall; special friend, Iris Rouse; and many other family members and friends. Earl was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald and his wife, Elsie Oram; sisters: Mary and Betty Oram.
October 11, 1940 - August 14, 201910/11/194008/14/2019
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