Jay Franklin “Cork” Oiler, 92, of Newville, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, at the WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital.
He was the loving husband of Frances Evelyn Smith Oiler.
He was born on Dec. 2, 1928, a son of the late Edward Lee and Helen Cecelia (Myers) Oiler.
Cork graduated from Newville High School in 1947, and was a United States Army Veteran, serving from 1947 until 1950. Being stationed in Tokyo, Japan, was the highlight of his military career.
Cork was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ, Newburg. He enjoyed his career as a dairy farmer and loved the great outdoors.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one sister, Juanita Anne Oiler Cohick of Hilton Head, South Carolina. He is also survived by three daughters, Sharon Weaver (husband, Harold), Sandra Fulton (husband, James), and Jayne Lyman (husband, Matt); eight grandchildren, Harold Weaver II (wife, Misty), Andrew Lyman, Virginia Lyman Yarrington (husband, James), Bradley Lyman, Rosemary Lyman, Elias Fulton (wife, Lindsey), Nellie Fulton Davidson (husband, Lee), and Ethan Fulton (fiancée, Emily Hill); and four great-grandchildren, Nathaniel and Christopher Weaver, and Lucy and Bob Yarrington.
In addition to his parents, Jay was preceded in death by two sisters, Joan Louise Oiler Brehm and Helen Cecelia Oiler; and one brother, Edward Lee Oiler Jr.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no public viewing, visitation, or service at this time.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Shippensburg Swing Band at: swing.shipband.org, or the Zion United Church of Christ, 20 Zion Road, Newburg, Pa. 17240.
Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-