Born June 20, 1924, in Campbell, Mo., son of the late Logan Norman and Norma Della Elder Oxley, he was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in WWII. He was a barber, Chief of Police for the city of Campbell, employed by Rowe Furniture, and was of the Baptist faith.
On June 12, 1948, in Piggott, Ark., he married Dessie Lee Swinney, who survives.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Freeman.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gene Gilberto officiating.
Burial will follow in the City Cemetery at Poplar Bluff.