Obituaries

James Blair Oney

James Blair Oney, 82, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2020, in Cary, NC, after a short illness. Born in Combs, KY, Jim spent his youth in Ypsilanti, MI. After graduating from Stanford University, he served in the US Navy. He was honorably discharged with the rank of LCdr. Settling in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Anne Woolf Oney, they raised their family in Los Altos, CA. Jim worked in the field of Information Technology his entire career. They moved to Cary in 2015. Jim is survived by his wife, Anne Oney of Cary, NC; sons, Brian Oney of Palos Verdes, CA; Steven Oney of Seattle, WA; and John Oney (Meghan Oney) of Cary, NC. Also grandchildren, Ava Oney and Ethan Oney of Las Vegas, NV, and Teagan Oney and Lilah Oney of Cary, NC; and brother, John E. Oney of Newport Beach, CA. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 21, from 3 to 5pm at the Searstone Retirement Community, 17001 Searstone Dr, Cary, NC 27513. Memorial contributions may be made to the Searstone Endowment, 17001 Searstone Drive, Cary, NC 27513.

Obituary Policy

The Town Crier's obituary publishing rates are $3 per line with a minimum charge of $50.  Photos may be included at $40 per photo (in addition to the $50.00 minimum charge).

Deadline: Thursday at noon, for publication the following Wednesday (6 days later). If a holiday falls within that week, check with us about special publication deadlines. 

For more information and to submit obituaries, email obits@latc.com.

The Town Crier is not responsible for obituary content. Paid obituaries are provided by families or mortuaries. 

election news button

Schools »

Schools
Read More

Sports »

sports
Read More

People »

people
Read More

Special Sections »

Special Sections
Read More

Photos of Los Altos

photoshelter
Browse and buy photos