A private family service will be held.There will not be any visitation.
Mr. Oliver was retired from the United States Navy with 21 years of service. He served in Korea and Vietnam, and was a lifetime member of VFW and DAV.
He is survived by a daughter, Carol L. Werth and husband Jim of Littleton, Colorado; a granddaughter, Julie Chapman and husband Keith of Missouri; two great-grandsons; two sisters, Marie Comer of Metropolis and Jimmy Nell Gerring, and husband Tom of Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Nonna Bell (Corzine) Oliver; wife, Phyllis A. Oliver; and one brother.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung, Suite 200C, Marion, IL 62959.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis is in charge of arrangements.