William A. Oakland

September 5, 1921 - August 7, 2018

William Augustine Christopher Oakland, 96, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2006, formerly of South Dennis, MA, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in Cape Coral. He was born September 5, 1921 in Providence, RI to Mr. and Mrs. Oakland, now deceased.

William was of the Roman Catholic faith. He served in the U.S. Army in the Signal Corp during World War II in the Pacific Islands. He was also an accomplished HVAC expert and was a Supervisor and Manager of HVAC at Brown University for 25 years. He also taught his son Morse Code which enabled him to get his amateur radio license.

He is survived by two loving sons, Scott Oakland of Cape Coral, FL and Ronald W. Oakland of Bogota, NJ; one stepson, Frank Giberson (Valerie) of Cape Coral; as well as a granddaughter, Hannah M. Oakland of Cape Coral, FL.

William was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Hope Patron Oakland; his wife of 15 years, Daisy Giberson Oakland; as well as his daughter in law, Donna Oakland.

Private family services will be held in RI.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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