Travis Bernard Oglesby, beloved son of William Clifford Oglesby and Joann Holland Oglesby, was born in Hartwell, Ga., on July 30, 1970. He departed this life on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
He attended Iredell County Schools and at the time of his death was employed by Ashley Furniture Company.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William P. Oglesby; his grandparents, Delaney Holland, Joe Henry Holland, James Oglesby and Barbara Oglesby. He was united in marriage to Melicia Blair Oglesby, who survives.
He leaves to cherish the memory of his life, in addition to his wife, Melicia Blair Oglesby of the home, his father, William Clifford (Frances) Oglesby of Athens, Ga.; his mother, Joann Holland Oglesby of Statesville, N.C.; his children, Tevan (Briana Overcash) Tyrese Turner of Statesville, Shanequa Quintrale Oglesby of Charlotte and Tyesha Danielle Oglesby of Troutman; his step-children, Jasmine Blair Norman and Jordan Devante Whitley, both of Statesville; his siblings, Catherine Elaine Oglesby, Teresa Ann Oglesby, both of Statesville, Angela Bonita (Alfonzo) Oglesby of Toccoa, Ga., and William (Jessica) Oglesby of Athens, Ga.; grand, Jahon (Jasmine) Jones; step grandchildren, Ameia Blair Morrison, Zymire Williams, and Janiya Morrison; special friends, Ann Meadows and Traci Turner; and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services were conducted on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Reverend James Williams officiated and Minister Wade Ikard eulogized. Burial followed in the Belmont Cemetery.
Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Oglesby at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Oglesby Family.