Paul Joseph Oslica passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on SundayMarch 5, 2017. He was born January 5, 1939in Hazen AR. He was the son of the late Joseph John and Mary AgnesOslica. Paul is survived by much of his family: his four sisters, Agnes and Mary Louise of Eads, Tenn.; Evelyn ofGreenwood; and Joan O’Keane (Jim) of Maumelle; his four children, Connie (Lesley) of Conway; Ramona Ball (Ross) ofParon; Richard (Penny) of Fayetteville; Ed (Wanda) of Omaha, NE; his nine grandchildren, Ren (Nicole), Katie Holt (David), Austin, McKenzie,Aly, Jeremy Ball, Justin Ball, Zac and Morgan; and four great-grandchildren, Jasper, Tristan, and Addison Holt, and Ellis Croken.
Paul was a devoted father to his children and loving brother to his sisters. He was a long-time member of St. Rose Church, member of the Parish Council, Carlisle; the Knights of Columbus, Slovak; and he was a proud member and founder of Cedar Tree Acres in Slovak. He was also a member of the Carlisle Jaycees.
Paul graduated from Subiaco Academy in 1957. He enjoyed farming in Hazen and Carlisle for 30 years. He continued his love for the outdoors and hunting while working at Greenbriar Hunting Club in Hazen for the past 30 years, making lifelong friends along the way. Paul was widely respected in his community and loved by all. Paul was known for his kindness towards others and his concern for others rather than himself.
We have faith and trust that he has recently heard: “Well done my good and faithful servant.”
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