Robert “RJ” Eugene Oehler Jr was born in Bryan, Texas, on August 3, 1987. He graduated in 2005 from Bryan High School. He worked in the service industry and worked in trade as an independent contractor. He had a gentle loving spirit, which he shared with family.
He had an artistic soul. He loved music and attending concerts. He would read any book and enjoyed writing poetry.
Star Wars and Ninja Turtles were always a topic of interest for RJ which influenced his wardrobe and home decor. He loved salsa to the extreme of planting a salsa garden and creating recipes. To RJ it was always “the hotter the better”.
Anytime he was around his son, Bobby, he would light up. RJ loved sharing his hobbies with his son. They played Donkey Kong the video game, baked brownies in cups, and enjoyed painting with acrylics.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donald Simmons, Mary Ann McCleney, Beverly Parker, and Robert Walker.
He is survived by his son, Robert “Bobby” Eugene Oehler III; his parents, Digger and Vita; his mother, Donna Simmons; his sister, Christian Oehler Christmas; his grandparents, Jeanie and Jamie Bassett; grandparents, Tad and Anjel Vaughn; his aunt, Teresa Simmons; aunt, LeeAnn Wells; uncle, Tommy Voelter; uncle, Mark Oehler; uncle, Karl Oehler; uncle, Anthony Oehler; uncle, Joseph and Alexis Vaughn; aunt, Christine and Jonathan Rowland; uncle, Wil and Alice Bassett; uncle, Jack and Christina Vaughn, Aunt Mary Evlyn and Brian Alg; and his many cousins.
RJ passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, February 18, 2022. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, from 5 to 7 pm at Hillier Funeral Home in College Station, Texas.
Flowers may be sent to Hillier Funeral Home or in lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Mending Hearts Grief Center - Brazos Valley, Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol & Substance Abuse BVCASA, or to an organization of your choice.