Oluwatobi "Tobi" Oguntoye, 31

Oluwatobi "Tobi" Oguntoye, 31, of Marion, died July 7, 2019, in Indianapolis.

He was born Oct. 31, 1987, in Lagos, Nigeria to Olabanji "Timothy" and Folashade "Victoria" (Hassan) Oguntoye.

He married the Rev. Haley B. Asberry in Indianapolis on March 22, 2017, and he loved her dearly. He worked as a corrections officer at Miami County Correctional Facility in Bunker Hill. He was a member of Wabash Christian Church and the Celestial Church of Christ in Nigeria. He enjoyed watching and playing soccer, spending time with family and friends, shopping, and going to church. 

He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Haley B. Asberry of Marion; his mother, Folashade "Victoria" Oguntoye of Lagos, Nigeria; three siblings, Temitope Osiyemi of Chicago, Seyi Oguntoyinbo and Biodun Oguntoye, both of Lagos; also surviving are many extended family members including loving nieces and nephews, and his mother-in-law, Marla Asberry of New Castle.

He was preceded in death by his father, Olabanji "Timothy" Oguntoye, and his father-in-law, Harlan Asberry, Jr.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Wabash Christian Church, 110 W. Hill St., Wabash, with the Rev. Daniel Parnell officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Christian Church Youth Program.

The memorial guest book for Tobi may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Jul 11