Born in Nicholson, he is the son of the late Elwood and Myrtle Button Oakley. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson for over 70 years and served as an elder, trustee, and head usher. He attended Nicholson and Lathrop Township schools.
Norman was employed at the W.S. Crock Mill in Nicholson for 32 years before retiring. He was hard working, friendly, and liked by everyone.
Norman is survived by a half sister, Louise Williams, and three half brothers Niles, Ralph, and Evan.
Funeral services will be by Pastor Margaret Hartmann of the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson at the convenience of the family.
Interment will take place in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State Street, Nicholson.