Donald Avon Oistad

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Donald Oistad of Ocala, on September 3, 2018, at the age of 84.  Donald was a proud member of the US Air Force and served his country in Korea.  He enjoyed a long and successful career in the airline industry, and enjoyed playing golf, traveling, and photography.  Donald is survived by his loving wife Eleanor, and their children Jeff(Laura), Steve(Heidi), Nancy(Mike), Mary(Guy), and Bill(Rebecca).  He also has 13 grandchildren:  Brian, Greg, Claire, Blake, Sean, Ryan, Colleen, Daniel, Nicholas, Ben, Anna, Hannah, and Leah.


A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 7, at 2:00pm at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services at Timberridge, 9695 SE 110th St. Ocala, FL  34481 (352) 873-4114.  Online Condolences may be expressed at  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Moffitt Cancer Center via their website at  (online, phone, or mail details on website)