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Obituary for Donald Oglesby

Donald Oglesby, 76, of East Palatka, passed from this life on Monday, August 14, 2023 at HCA Florida Putnam Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Seminole County, Florida, Donald lived most all his life in Putnam County. He had served in the National Guard. Donald worked as a mechanic in the railroad industry. He enjoyed fishing and especially time spent with his family.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lisa Starling Oglesby Ricks, his second wife, Debbie Oglesby, his parents, Eugene and Maggie Oglesby, 4 sisters and 3 brothers.
Donald is survived by a daughter, Donya Hatfield (Nate) of Cosby, TN, 3 sons, Sammy Roy Oglesby (Leann) of Cosby, TN, Donald Jay Oglesby (Crystal) of Newport, TN and Jason Royce Oglesby (Shaina Wigg) of East Palatka, 4 brothers, Orn Oglesby of Georgetown, Joe Oglesby (Sharon) of Deltona, Henry Oglesby (Shirley) and Lewis Oglesby, both of Georgetown, 2 sisters, Shirley Ann Goodwin (Ricky) and Barbara Ellen Carter, both of Enterprise, FL, 13 grandchildren, Amber Ricks (John Crowe), Daniel Ricks (Kaylee), Jasmine Flores (Emmanuel), Ashlee Ann Zepp (Josh), Cayla Williamson (Greg), Brittany Ledford (Chris), Isaac Oglesby, Isaiah Oglesby, Noah Oglesby, Lynnix Oglesby, Lyric Oglesby, Royce Oglesby and Rayne Oglesby as well as 12 great-grandchildren.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Donald’s Book of Memories page at
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.