Ricky “Easy” Oberly, 64, of Wapello, passed away on December 25, 2022 at Southeast Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at the Wapello Cemetery. Following graveside services there will be an honor ride from the cemetery to the Briggs Center in Wapello where a celebration of life will be held. The Celebration of Life will continue until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8th at the Briggs Center. Sympathy notes may be left online at www.sandhfuneralservice.com.
Rick Oberly was born in Muscatine, Iowa to Any and Bonnie (Beeding) Oberly on May 30, 1958. Throughout his life he made many friends and was loved by everyone. Always with a smile, often riding his motorcycle or trike. He also participated in the mud runs, running his bronco to the limits. Rick was an electrician by trade and skilled in many other areas. He went deer hunting with friends every year. Rick was always helping others, lending a hand when he could.
Rick crossed over on December 25, 2022. He will be greatly missed by so many. His long-time love, Chris Sanders; his mother, Bonnie Oberly; his sons, Andy and Lloyd Oberly; his brother, Alvin (Bev) Oberly; his niece, Shayla (Anthony) Bruns; nephew, Kyle Doy and extended family and friends.
Rick was preceded in death by his father, Andy Oberly and brothers, Rodney and Billie Dale Oberly.