Morganfield, KY – David Gordon Oakley, 53, of Morganfield, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2022 at his home. He was born on May 8, 1968 in Madisonville, Kentucky to Jimmy G. and Clara J. (David) Oakley.
David worked at Pioneer Plastics for 21 years and was a dedicated U.K. Wildcats fan.
He is survived by his wife, Darla (Tabor) Oakley; his children, Michael Tabor, Brittany Buckman (David), Kyle Tabor and Tonya Watson; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; his mother, Clara Oakley of Providence, KY as well as his sister, LeeAnn France (Randy) also of Providence, KY.
David is preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Oakley and his grandparents, Elmer & Dorothy Oakley and Walter & Goldie David.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at New Covenant Christian Center in Providence, Kentucky. Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. with services beginning at 2:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in David’s name.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.