Mr. Bobby Edward “Ed” Oliver, age 80, entered into rest on Thursday, December 19, 2019. Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Hopewell Baptist Church by Pastor Phil Wyatt with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends from 3:00 – 4:00 PM prior to the service in the sanctuary of the church.
Mr. Oliver was born October 3, 1939 in Chesterfield, SC a son of the late Clarence Charles and Inez Stogner Oliver. He was a retired employee of Crown Cork & Seal and a life-long member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Ed was an active member of the brotherhood and enjoyed fellowshipping with his church family. He was known by his family as a “jack of all trades” who enjoyed “tinkering.” An avid Atlanta Braves fan, Ed also enjoyed cooking, traveling to the beach, and attending bluegrass festivals.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Oliver was also preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Gaskins Oliver; son, Gary Edward Oliver; brothers, Marion Oliver and Charles Oliver; and sister-in-law, Birty Lee Oliver.
Survivors include his grandchildren, Ashley Nicole (J.P. Johnson) of Peachland, NC, and Gabriel “Gabe” Edward Oliver of Chesterfield, SC; daughter-in-law, Patty Oliver (Dean) Sanders of Chesterfield, SC; brother, Larry (Jeannie) Oliver of Chesterfield, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church “Brotherhood Fund”, 15084 SC-9, Chesterfield, SC 29709 or to the Chesterfield County Council on Aging, P.O. Box 45, Chesterfield, SC 29709
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Oliver family.