In memory of
Mr Ted Oliver
Ted Oliver, Sr.
Our loving dad, Ted Oliver, Sr., 87, went to be with the Lord Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Bower's Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family.
Born June 17, 1926 in Keyrock, WV, he was the son of the late James Lester Oliver and Viola Jane Adkins Oliver.
Ted served in the Army during World War II in Japan and in the Philippines'. He was a coal miner for 40+ years. Ted was a member of the Coon Fork Church for over 45 years, serving as Pastor for a period of time. He was a devoted husband, and loving father. He was also well known for his love of gardening, honey bees and chopping wood. He was a friend to anyone and loved spreading the word of God.
In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by his loving wife, Hazel Marie Anderson Oliver, as well as 11 brothers and sisters; Earl Oliver, Blaine Oliver, Virgil Oliver, Frank Oliver, Delford Oliver, Edward Oliver, Garland Oliver, Aiden Oliver, Sylvia Oliver Pack, Irene Oliver Cable and Garnett Oliver.
He was deeply loved by his family and friends in Wyoming County and resided on Keyrock Road his entire life.
Ted is survived by his three children, Linda Oliver of Keyrock, Ted Oliver, Jr. and his wife, Pamela Jackson Oliver of Pineville and Teena Oliver of Keyrock; Bobby Oliver and wife, Faye of Parkersburg, WV; four grandchildren, Brian Hill of Naples, Italy, Heather Hill Bryan of Keyrock, Tasha Oliver of Pineville and Ted Jackson Oliver of Pineville; six great-grandchildren, Lexie Bryan of Ashland City, TN, Lanie Bryan of Keyrock, Lacie Bryan of Keyrock, Logan and Cayden Oliver of Palm Coast, FL and Caleb Garcia of Pineville.
A brother, Thomas Alvin Oliver of Keport, NJ
A sister, Betty Webber, Keyrock
Services will be held at Calfee Funeral Service Wednesday, between 6-9 p.m. followed by the funeral on Thursday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Bill Goode officiating. Music will be provided by Michael Knotts of Pineville as well as a video provided by Pamela Hall. Burial will follow in Bower Cemetery, Twin Falls. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all those that prayed for and supported dad throughout his sickness. A special thank you to Michael Knotts for his special friendship to dad and for all the loving kindness and support he has shown our family. A special thanks to Dave and Denise Reid, and Nick Brown for endless hours of support and care.
A special thank you to the hospice in home healthcare staff as well as the staff at the Bowers Hospice House. Thanks to Bill and Carolyn Goode and Evan Arkell for their loving support to dad and his family and the Pineville Florist.
Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Oliver family.
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