Roland T. Oathout

Roland T. Oathout, age 87, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at his home with his loving family by his side.

Born on February 4, 1934, in Gloversville NY, he was the son of the late Ralph Sr. and Elsie (Ryder) Oathout. Roland enjoyed playing cards, doing puzzles, word working, and had flower a garden for many years. He also liked watching the Mets play baseball and Giants play football, he was a big fan of both.

He married the love of his life, Marilyn (Oare) Oathout on April 22, 1953, who survives. Roland is also survived by his children, Roland Oathout Jr. (Sandi), Richard Oathout (Tina), Rodney Oathout (Amanda), Debbie Fountain; brother, Kirk Oathout (Jeanie); sister, Sandra Swart; 11 grandchildren; as well as several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Roland is predeceased by his brother, Ralph Oathout Jr. and son, Robert Oathout.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday September 21, 2021, at 12:00 PM at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown with Reverend R.W. Williams officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the service at the funeral home from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM.

Interment will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to Roland’s wife, Marilyn toward the funeral expenses.

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