John Wayne Oldaker, Jr. 43, of Stonewood, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. He was born in Clarksburg on January 9, 1976, a son of John W. Oldaker, Sr. and Kathleen (Fazzolari) Oldaker, who survive in Clarksburg.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Erin Kristen Lambert Oldaker and their children, Braeden Wesley Oldaker and Kyla Grace Nieta Oldaker of Shinnston; his sister Karri Anne Oldaker and his nephew Brycen Samuel Oldaker, all of Bridgeport. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins; mother-in-law, Nieta Howard and her husband Dennis; and his wife’s grandfather, Albert Muto all of Fairmont.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law Reverend Stanley Lambert. Also, his wife’s grandmother, Alberta Muto.
John was a graduate of Notre Dame High School, and was currently working at the FBI as a Legal Instrument Examiner. He loved assisting others through emergency services, joining the Harrison County Emergency Squad at age 16. He was currently working as a paramedic with Anmoore Fire Department and was Assistant Chief at Mt. Clare Fire Department.
He took great joy in watching his son Braeden run track for Bridgeport High School and his daughter Kyla play soccer for Bridgeport Middle School. He enjoyed golfing and bowling, and followed WVU sports and Notre Dame football.
Family and friends will be received at Burnside Funeral Home, 607 S. Virginia Avenue, Bridgeport from 12p.m. – 8 p.m. on Sunday, where services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019, with Reverend Richard Price and Reverend Mark Miller presiding. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park.