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Ricky Leon Oakley
May 22, 1961 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Ricky Leon Oakley, better known as "Hawk" was born on May 22, 1961 in Alamance County, North Carolina to Robert Lee Oakley, Sr. and Betty Marie Terrell Oakley. He departed this earthly life on November 29, 2023. He was a lifelong native of Alamance County and was employed within the food service industry for many years. "Hawk" attended Hugh M. Cummings High School.
Ricky was a member of New Beginners Church. He loved detailing cars and small engine repair. Having a love for cars, he loved racing and riding and in his spare time he loved to fish as well. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Those left to morn his passing and celebrate his life are: his lifelong partner Wanda VanHook Oakley; three children: Roderick L. Herbin, LeJamie VanHook and Tamia VanHook; three grandchildren: Nicholas Roderick Herbin, Joshua Marc Herbin and Zachary Samuel Herbin; six siblings: James Oakley, Charles Oakley, Wayne Atwater, Adrian Atwater, Diana McNeil and Donna Reaves Allison. He also leaves a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and dear friends.
In addition to his parents, Ricky was preceded in death by a brother Robert L. Oakley, Jr.