Homer A. Bland, 61, of Oxford, OH, passed away late Saturday night on August 28, 2021. Born June 17, 1960 in Marvel, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Homer and Mary (Thomas) Bland. His last job was with Millis Transfer as a Truck Mechanic for 8 years. Prior to that he worked 25 years for Miami University as a Supervisor in the Building Service Department; and had also been a firefighter and EMT in Oxford for 5 years. He loved both flower and vegetable gardening, fishing, watching football, NASCAR Racing and was especially a fan of Jeff Gordon. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sister Mittie Sawyers; and step brothers Marvin and Tom Bland.
Homer is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years Debbie A. (White) Bland, whom he married September 19, 1977; children Joe Bland and wife Stephanie of Trenton and Tracey Richardson and husband Mike of Oxford; grandchildren Christopher, Aliza, Aiden and Astrid; sisters Linda Holmes of Gratis, Debbie Halter of Florida and Tammy Maxwell of Seven Mile.
Friends may call on the family from 12:00 - 2:00 PM Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the Preble Memory Gardens Funeral Center - 3377 US Rt. 35 E., West Alexandria, Ohio. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM with Pastor John Witt officiating. Burial in Preble Memory Gardens Cemetery.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Homer A. Bland, please visit our floral store.