top banner

Obituary Listings

Tommy Oglesby

March 8, 1950 January 14, 2020
Tommy Oglesby
There are condolences waiting approval on Tommy's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Tommy

An environmentally friendly option
3 trees planted in memory of Tommy Oglesby
Obituary for Tommy Oglesby

Mr. James Thomas “Tommy” Oglesby, 69, of Elm Street, Elberton, husband of 51 years to Jan Maxwell Oglesby, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at his residence.

Tommy was born in Elberton on March 8, 1950, son of Evelyn Bufford Oglesby and the late James Mack Oglesby, Jr. He was a 1968 graduate of Elbert County High School and furthered his education at Daytona Technical College and Athens Technical College. Tommy, along with his dad, was owner/operator of Oglesby & Son Garage for 37 years. He then went to work for the City of Elberton Water Department where he was currently employed as Lab Manager. Tommy proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard. Tommy was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, and enjoyed bee keeping, hunting, and John Deere Tractors.

Survivors include his wife, Jan of the residence; mother, Evelyn of Elberton; children: James and Melinda Oglesby of Elberton and Christy and Robby Baldwin of Starr, SC; grandchildren: Alexandra Oglesby, Maeson Flowers, Jordan Oglesby, Tyler Baldwin, Emaleigh Oglesby, and Courtney Baldwin; great-grandchild, Kambrie Rose; sister, Vee and Brantley McIntosh of Dewy Rose; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, January 16, from 5:00-7:00p.m. at Berry Funeral Home. Burial will be private in Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery. The family is at the residence.

Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in his memory to T.J. & Friends Foundation, P.O. Box 6161, Elberton, GA 30635, First Baptist Church Ramp Ministry, 132 Heard Street, Elberton, GA 30635, or to Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3017 Rehoboth Road, Bowman, GA 30624.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. James Thomas “Tommy” Oglesby.

To plant a tree in memory of Tommy Oglesby, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





5:00 PM 1/16/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/16/2020 7:00:00 PM
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1265 Washington Highway
Elberton, GA 30635

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1265 Washington Highway Elberton 30635 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

3061 Deep Creek Road
Bowman, GA 30624

3061 Deep Creek Road Bowman 30624 GA
United States

Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.