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Roy D Oglesby, Sr.– Obituary and Assessment Call

Roy D. Oglesby, Sr., 80, of Lufkin, was born October 21, 1930 in Comanche County, Texas, the son of the late Exa (Vaughn) and Roy Lee Oglesby. He passed away Friday, May 6, 2011 in a Tyler hospital.

Mr. Oglesby was retired from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, following more than 35 years of service as a wildlife biologist. He loved and enjoyed spending time with his family very much. He enjoyed being outdoors, traveling, cooking and baking bread for his family and friends. Mr. Oglesby was a very dedicated member of Herty Church of Christ. He was a proud graduate of Texas A&M University, Class of 1957, who also served his country with the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include his son, Roy D. Oglesby Jr. of Tyler; daughters and sons-in-law, Karla and Jimmy Torres of Lufkin and Kerri and Tinker Dees of Show Low, Arizona; son and daughter-in-law, Rony and Linda Oglesby of Panama City, Florida; grandchildren, Kristopher Oglesby, Melesha LaRoche, Megann Smith, Ashton Oglesby, Walker Oglesby, Cory Torres, Shannon Torres, Erik Torres, Jason Lilley, Justin Lilley, Ami Lilley, Jonathon Oglesby, Erin Joy, James Oglesby, Morgan Oglesby and Pristeena Oglesby; 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Beth Glenn; stepchildren, Gary Teer, Marsha Rader and Andy Teer; and a number of step-grandchildren, other family members and friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Oglesby was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Oglesby; sisters, Evelyn Jobe and his twin Norma Lutz; and first wife and friend, Gail Oglesby.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Kris, Cory, Erik, Jason, Justin and Jonathon. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons, Walker, James, Morgan, Tieler, Blake, and Jarrett.

Services for Mr. Oglesby will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Dean Bullock and Luther Bolenbarker officiating.

Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at Gipson Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at Gipson Funeral Home, directors.


P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, Texas 78617


SUBJECT:       Assessment Call
DATE:             May 20, 2011
AMOUNT:       $16.00
DUE:               June 25, 2011
Policy No.        383

Failure to pay by the due date will result in loss of benefits. The assessment fee plus a reinstatement fee will be charged to rejoin the Association.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association (TPWD Mutual Association) regrets to inform you of the death of another of our members, Roy D. Oglesby, Sr .

Roy became a member of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association on March 22, 1971. He retained his membership up until his death on May 6, 2011.

Additional information on Mr. Roy Oglesby is on the reverse side of this assessment letter.

A check in the amount of $5,415.00 will be delivered to Roy's family.

An assessment in the amount of $16.00 will be necessary to bring the policy fund back into balance to have payments on hand for two members in case of death. Please make this payment by June 25, 2011.


L. David Sinclair, President
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Mutual Association


Make Checks Payable to:

TPWD Mutual Association

Please Mail All Payments to:

TPWD Mutual Association
P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, TX 78617

If you have any questions regarding the TPWD Mutual Association, please contact:

David Sinclair by phone at (512) 389-4854 or e-mail, or
David Heater by phone at (512) 389-4813 or e-mail, or
Janie Whitaker by phone at (512) 389-4854 or e-mail