Cover photo for William Oaks's Obituary
William Oaks Profile Photo
1934 William 2020

William Oaks

June 17, 1934 — February 20, 2020

Smiths Grove

In Memory of

Rev. Dr. William Edward Oaks

June 17, 1934 – February 20, 2020

Rev. Dr. William Edward “Bill” Oaks, age 85, died Thursday February 20, 2020 at the Hospice House in Bowling Green, KY.

Born in Scottsville, Kentucky, the Mount Union native was the son of the late Hiram Azzie Oaks and Annie Mable Jones Oaks, also preceding him in death was his son William Brent Oaks, his brother J. D. Oaks, and a brother-in-law Bill Distler.   Bro. Bill was a United Methodist Minister for 43 years, serving in many churches including Scottsville First United Methodist.

He is survived by his wife Martha Rasdall Oaks of Scottsville, a brother, Gene Oaks (Margaret), two sister-in-laws, Jessie Mae Oaks and Joetta Distler, three nephews, James David Oaks, Billy & Scott Distler, two nieces, Arlinda Bowman and Jill Collins, caregivers, Lou Wilson, Arline Herron, and Vicki Huff, and devoted friend and neighbor, Keith Embree, Lona , & Brian.

Visitation will be Saturday February 22, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Sunday from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the T.W. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Mt. Union United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday February 23, 2020 at Mt. Union United Methodist Church with burial in the Mt. Union UMC Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Oaks, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, February 22, 2020

10:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Sunday, February 23, 2020

7:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Sunday, February 23, 2020

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Mt Union UMC

KY

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Mt Union UMC

KY

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 31

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree