Oliver Gerald Remaly, Jr.

Oliver Gerald Remaly, Jr., 77, of New London, died Sunday November, 2022, at Blessing Hospital, Quincy, Illinois.  He was born September 13, 1945 in Ottumwa to Oliver Gerald Sr, and Martha Breonne Remaly.  He married Suzanne Strickland; they later divorced.  He then married Doris Krewson.

He worked as a mechanic; owned and operated Custom Sandblasting with his wife; and later sold satellite dishes.  He was an amateur radio operator and enjoyed hunting, shooting and reloading.

Survivors include his wife of New London; one son Brian (Shannon) of New London; three daughters, Lori (Curtis) Jackson of Waterloo, Lucinda (Jerry) Cole of Nowata, Oklahoma, and Trudy (Mike) Wailand of Davenport; stepson Mark (Kim) Lennie of Danville; twenty grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Sandy Hamilton of Mt. Pleasant.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Oliver III; granddaughter Stephanie Cole; and sisters Margie and Marian.

According to his wishes, his body has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, November 18th at Elliott Chapel, New London with Rev. Brian Swafford officiating.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 with the family receiving friends from 10:00 until the time of the service.  A memorial has been established.  Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.