Michael S. Oakley (53) of West Terre Haute, formerly of Greenup


Published on April 28 2012 6:13 pm

Michael S. Oakley, 53, of West Terre Haute and formerly of Greenup, IL passed away after being diagnosed with A.L.S. in December 2011 at 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday April 17, 2012 at North Capital Nursing and Rehab in Indianapolis.

A memorial service will be at a later date. Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup is assisting the family.

Michael was born on February 4, 1959 in Mattoon, IL the son of Lyle R. & Elizabeth (Mullen) Oakley. Surviving is his daughter Summer (Travis) Shaw of Marshall, IL; lifelong friend Kathy Roan Ramsey of West York, IL; Sisters Tracey Brummer of Jewett, IL and Karen “Kay” Feltner of Greenup, IL; Brother Brad Oakley of Terre Haute, IN. Michael was expecting his first grandchild baby Oakley Shaw.  He was preceded in death by his parent’s, one sister, and a half-brother Ronnie Tolle.  Michael had worked in maintenance for the Marshall and Martinsville School Districts and at Ellis Law office in Terre Haute. Michael will always be remembered as a very kind, loving, and was a person that if you needed something he was there for you.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the ALS Association 27001 Agoura Road suite 250 Calabasas Hills, CA 91301.