Oscar N. Trivett, 86, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday morning, August 11, 2020 at The Laurels of Defiance.
He was born on January 9, 1934 to Lottie and Gurney Trivett in Dungannon, Virginia. Oscar's father passed away when he was two years old, His stepfather, John Taylor raised him as if he was his own son. Oscar served his country in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1956 during the Korean War. On February 13, 1956 he married Ruth Ann Cline, who preceded him in death on May 1, 2009. Oscar worked as a Sales Supervisor for over 36 years at Brown's Bakery in Defiance, until his retirement. He was a member of Defiance AmVets #1991, Eagles #372, and VFW #3360. He was an avid golfer, loved hunting, fishing, going to casinos, and spending time with his family.
Oscar is survived by his children, Cathy (Jim) Meek, Sandy Mitten, Mike Melissa) Trivett, and Dave (Ann) Trivett, and a special friend Melanie Rakes. He also leaves behind six grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, brothers Mike (Brenda) Taylor and Larry (Phyllis) Taylor, sisters Sandy (Steve) Collins and Glenda (Ed) Anderson, brother-in-law Butch Cline, and sister-in-law JoAnn Hussey.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Ruth, brothers Don and Jimmy Taylor, and sisters Betty Hall, Carolyn Mays, and Freida Taylor.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating. Military rites will be conducted by VFW #3360.
Memorials are suggested to CHP Defiance Area Hospice. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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