Oscar Henry Chisom, Sr., 81, of Roanoke was called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, June 13, 2020, surrounded by his family, following several months of declining health. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Nettie Chisom; brother and sister, Russell Chisom and Doris Moore. He retired in 2001 from Mechanical Development, Salem, Va., with 34 years of service. Oscar loved spending time with his family and friends and going on vacation to the beach, but his real passion was playing pool and cards with his son and grandson.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 62 years, Margie R. Chisom; daughter and son, Debbie Chisom and Oscar Chisom, Jr. “Pete”; sister, Juliann Witt and a grandson, Jonathan Chisom.
The family will receive friends Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Lotz Funeral Home, 1001 Franklin Road, Roanoke, Virginia 24016 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.
A celebration of Oscar’s life will be held at 2 pm, Friday, June 19, 2020, at Lotz Funeral Home-Roanoke with Pastor Jeff Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton.