Oscar "Big O" Friels, Sr., age 85, of Bunkie

Funeral service for Oscar "Big O" Friels, Sr., age 85, of Bunkie will be Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11:00 AM at Salem Baptist Church Bunkie, Pastor Greg Jackson officiating. Internment in Salem Cemetery, under the direction of Progressive Funeral Home, Bunkie.

Brother Friels passed away from this life on Monday, October 17, at Bayou Vista Manor surrounded by family.

He was a member of Salem Baptist Church. Served his country 8 years through the U.S. Army, and worked as a local Automobile Salesman until his health began to fail. He served as Worshipful Master of Progressive Lodge #217 for 20 years.

Oscar was united in holy matrimony on October 5, 1952, to Dorothy Mae Daniels. To this union six children were born. Ronnie Friels, son preceded him in death.

He leaves a lifetime of precious memories to his loving wife of 64 years, Dorothy M. Friels of Bunkie; two sons, David Friels of Bunkie; Oscar Friels, Jr. of Hawaii; three daughters, Linda Quinney and Sandra Bassett both of Bunkie; JoAnn Sanders of Baton Rouge; one brother, Matthew Friels of Bunkie; 10 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

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