Walter Lee Oakman
Walter Lee Oakman
  • June 30, 1956 - August 28, 2011
  • Clinton, Mississippi

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Walter Lee Oakman, 55, died Sunday, August 28 at Miss. Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 10:00am today at the chapel of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton, MS with visitation from 9:00am until service time.

Mr. Oakman was a native of Florence, MS and graduated from Florence High School in 1974. He attended Hinds Junior College where he received his associate degree and he received his BS degree from The University of Southern Miss. Walter retired from Delphi Packard Company in Clinton and then he went to work at Stanley's Liquors & Wine in Jackson. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and playing golf.

He was preceded in death by his parents Robert Walter Oakman and Virginia Martin Oakman.

Survivors include wife, Martha Oakman, Clinton, MS; daughter, Michelle Oakman Robinson, June Lake, CA; brother, Robert (Carol Ann) Oakman, Vicksburg, MS; sisters, Cathy (Howard) Doty, Florence, MS and Ellen (Jeff) Schell, Northglenn, CO; step mother, Lorraine Oakman, Brandon, MS; and step sisters, Patsy (Gus) Fiongos, Spring, TX, and Barbara Morris, Brandon, MS. He is also survived by one grandson, numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends and his pet Wee-Will.

Memorials may be made to the Hederman Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society or C.A.R.A.