Geoffrey Arthur Oakley

Whittemore, Michigan, formerly of Monroe, Michigan
January 23, 1939 - December 24, 2020


A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be announced and held at a future date.

Obituary Notice

Geoffrey Arthur Oakley, age 81 of Whittemore, formerly Monroe, MI, passed away on December 24, 2020. He was born in Yorkshire, England on January 23, 1939 to Lily and Arthur Oakley. He married Margaret Rodwell in 1958, and together they came to the U.S. in 1960.

Geoff spent most of his life selling cars. His fun loving personality made a career in sales a perfect fit. In his spare time you could often find him at the local clubs where he liked to dance, shoot darts, and play pool. He frequently brought his guitar and harmonica with him, and would play music with others for everyone to enjoy. Geoff also enjoyed watching sports, and was a big fan of all Detroit teams.

Geoff is survived by his four children, Linda LaFountain, Scott Oakley, Steven Oakley, and Lisa Hastings. His six grandchildren, Shane Oakley, Alex LaFountain, Luke LaFountain, Korey Oakley, Allison Oakley, Sam Oakley, Austin McBee, and Sydney Hastings, and 3 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Oakley, mother Lily Oakley, sister Ruby Hill, and brother in-law Stan Hill.

Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be announced and held at a future date.


Geoffrey was a good person. Known for sometime. God bring comfort to his family.
Bring strength also.
— Eileen M Castonguay-Kindell

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