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Oscar “Bubbie” Wheat-fall, III, 56, of Bryan, died Sunday, February 2, 2020, in Bryan.

A celebration of life for Oscar “Bubbie” Wheat-fall took place 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 8, at St. Holland Missionary Baptist Church. Interment followed in St. Holland Church Cemetery. Pastor Sheldon Hadnot officiated, and Pastor Anthony D. Hill gave the eulogy.

Serving as pallbearers were James Chatman, Marvin Frear, James Steptoe, Jr., Cecil Jones, Mitchell Steptoe, Scotty Bennett, Keric Wheatfall, Kerry Wheatfall, Jr., Kenny Simpson and Willie Williams, Jr. Named as honorary pallbearers are the Class of 82’.

Oscar was born Sunday, February 17, 1963 in Navasota to Oscar and Alice Marie Butler Wheatfall, Jr. He attended Navasota High School in Navasota, TX. Oscar became a member of True Vine Missionary Baptist Church of Bryan, TX. He worked as the Maintenance Mechanic for 37 years at Navasota Housing Authority.

Oscar’s love for his community and people made him a well-known Navasotian. He was the life of the party, a huge Dallas Cowboys fan, and had all kinds of wild phrases. Oscar took pride in cooking (BBQing) for everyone on any occasion and was a jack of all trades.

He was preceded in death by his father Oscar Wheatfall Jr.; grandmothers, Lula Mae Chat-man and Annie Beatrice Smith; nephew, Jermaine West, Jr.; dear uncles, darling aunts, and other beloved relatives.

Those left to cherish his memories are his spiritual wife, Sophia Wheatfall; beloved mother Alice Wheat-fall; mother-in-law Betty Cook; two sons Kesnick and Garrick Wheatfall of Navasota, TX; daughters, Charity Wheatfall and Beonca Coleman of Bryan, TX. He also leaves his sister Tandra “Nikki” Washington of Houston, TX; three brothers, Kerry Wheatfall (Carol) of Cypress, TX, Otis Washington of Houston, TX, and Donald Wheatfall of Navasota, TX; grandsons Kaven Wheatfall and Camden Sanders; and a host of loving cousins, nieces and nephews, forever friends, and the entire community of Navasota, Texas.

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