Asheboro- James "Jimmy" David Ocheltree, 77, passed away Saturday,August 8, 2020 at Woodland Hills. Born December 6, 1942 in Richwood, WV, he was the son of the late Gaylord Ocheltree and Pauline Browning Ocheltree.
Jimmy was a proud veteran of the National Guard. He worked for Tree Paint Company where he painted for 40 years before his retirement. He enjoyed singing and playing guitar. Jimmy was saved at the age of 37, and was a member of Mt Calvary Independent Baptist Church where he played music.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carol Robertson Ocheltree; children, Stephanie (Glenn) Shinault of Franklinville, Robyn Housand of Asheboro, Nicole (Scott) Martin of Roxboro, and Brandon Ocheltree of Asheboro; seventeen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and his Ocheltree siblings, Richard (Kay), Roger (Brenda), Ronnie (Judy), and Vickie (Rocky). Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Anne Sloan.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Mt. Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 1206 Oakland Ave, Asheboro, NC. Visitation will be from 12:00pm to 1:00pm with the funeral service to follow immediately after. Burial will be at Farmer Missionary Baptist Church, 4566 Dunbar Bridge Rd, Asheboro, NC.
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