John Oxley, 57, of Madisonville, passed away suddenly Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at his home in Madisonville. Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. Jim Dickson officiated the service and interment was in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Daniel Fincher, Hardy Nevill, David Williams, Rick Grall, Clark Osborne and Carl Gerhart.
John Lewis Oxley Jr. was born May 20, 1961, in Madisonville, to parents John Lewis Sr. and LaVerne (Schaffner) Oxley. He was a graduate of Madisonville High School and Sam Houston State University and the owner of John L. Oxley Jr. Insurance Agency in Madisonville. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and cooking. John had lived most of his life in Madisonville and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Madisonville.
John was preceded in death by his father, John Oxley, Sr.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Patricia and Vincent Funk; sister-in-law, Stephanie Walsh; and godfather, Joe Hughey. He is survived by his mother, LaVerne Oxley; his wife, Cindy Oxley; daughter, Jennifer and Daniel Fincher; step-daughter, Christina and Alan Baccus; sister and brother-in-law, Lori and Lee Burton; brothers-in-law, Louie and Mary Funk, Wendell and Kim Funk and Pat Walsh; and his nephews, Sebastian Hargrove, Nathaniel Funk, Jake Baker, Kyle Funk, John Cuyler Burton, Cannon Burton and Callum Burton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 102 S. McIver, Madisonville, Texas 77864 or Rufus Refuge, P.O. Box 1385, Madisonville, TX 77864.
Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville was entrusted with final arrangements. www.madisonvillefuneralhome.comw