Virgil Allen Oyler, 95, served in the Navy during World War II

Virgil Allen Oyler
Virgil Allen Oyler

Virgil Allen Oyler, 95, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. Born Sept. 8, 1923, in Barberton, Ohio, it was during high school he met the love of his life, Betty.

He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, where he was training to be a bomber pilot. Virgil graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in engineering, and pursued a career with Westinghouse, from which he retired. He was an avid golfer and played into his 80s. Virgil was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Jane Oyler; and son, Bruce A. Oyler.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Sandra L. Copeland, and her husband, Tilson, David C. Oyler, and his wife, Karla, and Kevin M. Oyler, and his wife, Heather; daughter-in-law, Debbie Oyler; and 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 7, at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home. A service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at the funeral home.

Share online condolences with the family at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home.

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