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Mr. Edward W. Oehmig, Jr.

• Jun 11, 2019 at 3:53 PM

GAINESVILLE, FL - Mr. Edward W. Oehmig, Jr., 89, longtime resident of Gainesville, Florida, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his home.

Mr. Oehmig was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on May 10, 1930 to the late Edward W. Sr. and Catherine Newell Oehmig. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Engineering. He lived in Gainesville for many, many years working in sales. He was an active member of the Gainesville Rotary Club, a Paul Harris Fellow, a member of the Eastside Garden Club, and an avid dove hunter and saltwater fisherman. Mr. Oehmig was a member of Westside Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Oehmig and by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn Oehmig in 2012.

Survivors include his daughter, Nancy (Richard) Smiley, of Archer, FL; two sons, Edward III (Nancy) Oehmig and Wesley N. Oehmig, both of Gainesville, FL; three grandchildren, Wesley N. Jr.,(Karen) Oehmig, of Denver, CO, Elena C. (Eric) Suarez, of South Florida and Noah J. Smiley, of Killdeer, ND; two great grandchildren, Jillian and Lucy Smiley.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10:00 A.M., at Monte Vista Memorial Park, 1900 E Oakland Ave, Johnson City, TN. Meet at the graveside by 9:50 A.M. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 2:00 P. M., in the Westside Baptist Church, Gainesville, FL. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Rotary International, One Rotary Center, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201.

Memories and condolences may be shared via www.morrisbaker.com. 

Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Oehmig family. (423) 282-1521

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