Pete Oldham, 89, passed away at EAMC on Feb. 12, 2022. He was born on Sept. 24, 1932, in Barlow, Kentucky. Pete attended college at Murray State University before joining the USAF in 1951. Pete was career Air Force achieving the rank of Lt. Colonel and participating as a navigator on C-119 and C-135 airplanes. He retired after 24 years and sold defense contracts to the Air Force thereafter. Pete was a member of First Baptist Opelika and taught Sunday School and participated in the choir.
Pete is survived by his wife of more than 64 years Mary Ann, daughter Leigh Ann Nall (Clint), son Mark Oldham (Lynnette Knesek), grandson Nicholas Oldham, brother Jack Oldham, niece Cathy Oldham and nephew Bryan Oldham.
Pete will be buried at the National Cemetery at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky later this year. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Samaritan’s Purse “Operation Heal our Patriots” program: www.samaritanspurse.org/donation-items/operation-heal-our-patriots/.