Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery near Duck Hill for Mr. Charles Blackburn Oliver, 98, of Watkinsville, Ga., who died on Sunday, Jan. 9.
Mr. Oliver was born on Oct. 5, 1923, the son of Charles and Marrion Blackburn Oliver. He was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church in Watkinsville, Ga. He was a retired manufacturer’s representative having represented three major lighting manufacturers. He attended mortuary college in St. Louis, Mo., and served as a funeral director for 15 years. He was an Army-Air Force veteran of World War II with the rank of T/SGT and a lifelong member of the Winona Masonic Lodge #48.
His parents; his wife, Margaret Kirk Oliver; one grandson, Kirk Blackburn Oliver Jr., and daughter-in-law, Carole Espy Oliver, preceded Mr. Oliver in death.
Survivors include, his sons, Charles Jerry Oliver and Kirk Blackburn Oliver; one grandson, David Grant Oliver; granddaughter, Amy Elyse Oliver, and daughters-in-law, Kathy Jo Oliver and Caroline Oliver.
Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.ofhwinona.com
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona is in charge of arrangements.