Maj. Roy Oberg

Maj. Roy Victor Oberg

1934 - 2017

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Obituary of Maj. Roy Oberg

Maj. Roy Victor Oberg (Ret), 83, husband of Dale Dearman Oberg, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at his home in Pawleys Island.

Born on February 19, 1934, in Portland, OR, he was the son of the late Roy Albert Oberg and the late Katherine Willson Oberg. Maj. Oberg retired​​ from the US Army, having served in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. After his military career, he began working for Raytheon where he retired after more than 15 years of service. Maj. Oberg was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and the Pawleys Island Plantation Men’s Golf Club. He was a numismatist and enjoyed working in the yard, playing golf and fixing things.

Survivors include his wife of Pawleys Island; a daughter, Laura Ellen Oberg of San Antonio, TX; step daughter, Deborah Anne Govea (Kevin) of New Braunfels, TX; and four grandchildren, David Oberg, Chrissie Oberg, David Govea and Mark Govea.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Alan Oberg.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 PM Saturday, October 28, 2017 at their home.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516 Topeka, KS 66675 or to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 65 Crooked Oak Dr. Pawleys Island, SC 29585

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Ridgeway Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. (843) 485-4242