John Lewis Oxford

May 27, 1946 ~ August 31, 2022 (age 76)


John L. Oxford, 76, of Wilkes Barre, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at home.

Born on May 27, 1946, in Parrott, GA, he was a son of the late Napoleon Gabson and Arcola Oxford.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded by a brother, Wallace Myers.

One of 13 children, John was an avid race car fan and loved anything sports related. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Pittston.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Shirley (Nottingham) Oxford; children, Karen, Lisa, Brenda and Roslyn; stepchildren, Duane, Shelley, Lisa, Rosiland, Melody, Jeff, and Christopher; 20 grandchildren; and a host of great grandchildren; numerous brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held at Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 465 S. Main St. Wilkes Barre, on Monday, September 5, 2022, at 12:00 PM, with The Reverend James Breese officiating. A viewing will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of services. Interment will be privately held in St. Mary’s cemetery, Hanover Township.


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September 5, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Funeral Service
September 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Kniffen O Malley Leffler Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc (Main Street Avoca)

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