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“We are sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie & Charlie Odier - St Joe, IN

“It was an honor to have known Floyd. His friendly smile and personality will be missed. I was lucky enough to have bought one of his trucks. Prayers...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Bill Zurbrugg - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Loraine and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Floyd, I am sure the Lord has made a special place for him to reunite with you when the time...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: SANDI BUBB - ft wayne, IN

“Our prayers are with the Oakman family. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Dick & Julie Boggess - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am sorry for your family's loss. I know no words I can say will fill the hole in your heart. I hope you fill it with the wonderful memories you...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Ruby Smith - Monroeville, IN

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your father and husband Cathy and Bernice. May God bless you. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Gary Saalfrank - Fort wayne, IN

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your father and husband Cathy and Bernice. May God bless you. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Gary Saalfrank - Fort wayne, IN

“Cathy and family our sympathies on the loss of your father. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa and Chris Underwood - IN

“We've lost a good friend in Floyd. He was always ready with a smile. May the Good Lord be case to his loving family during the difficult times. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: George Timm - Fort Wayne

“Floyd was a genuine human being with great values and a caring heart. Mark and I both worked with Floyd at BFGoodrich. Our condolences to his...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Timm - Traverse City, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with you . ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Becky Mihm - Michigan


Floyd E. Oakman, 87, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017. He was born in Jerome, PA, on November 25, 1929. He was the son of the late James and Minnie Oakman, who unfortunately he lost at the young age of 5. Despite tragedy, he prevailed and was accepted in to Milton Hershey Industrial School of Boys and graduated in 1948. Floyd then joined the Army where he served in the Korean War. Floyd worked as a carpenter prior to working for B.F. Goodrich in 1966 where he worked for 28 years. He was a member of Trinity Church of the Nazarene, and Milton Hershey School Alumni Association. Floyd volunteered at the VA hospital for 19 years, and accomplished being named the volunteer of the year for the state of Indiana. He was also a Steelers and Indiana Basketball Fan, and enjoyed carpentry, running, but most of all gardening, taking great pride in his yard, and spending time with his grandchildren. Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Bernice Lorraine Oakman; children; Jo (Gus) Rohleder, Doug Oakman, Jeff Oakman, Cathy (Steve) Nancarrow; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Floyd was preceded in death by brothers, Paul Oakman, Don Baer, Ray Oakman, Glen Oakman, and Leo Oakman; sister, Dorie Drum; and daughter-in-law, Laura Oakman. Funeral service is 10:00 am, February 8, 2017 at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 4150 Stellhorn Road with Rev. Terry Habegger officiating, and calling 1 hour prior. Visitation at D. O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home 1140 Lake Ave February 7, 2017, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Milton Hershey School Scholarship Fund or Animal Care and Control, City of Ft. Wayne To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.