Memorial service for Robert “Bob” B. Oliver, 70, Lawrence will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. He died September 29, 2013 at his home with family.
Bob was born on October 6, 1942 in Chanute, KS the son of Elmer J. and Ada Marie (Irwin) Oliver.
He was a retired Electrical Contractor. He owned and operated Oliver Electric Construction Inc. for 32 years. Bob was a gun enthusiast. He was a member of Evangelical United Brethren E.U.B. in Chanute.
He married Deidre “Dee Dee” K. Barker on May 29, 1970 in Chanute, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include three sons, Jeffery R. Oliver, Michael W. Oliver and wife, Jill, all of Lawrence, Kevin Darity and family, Bonne Terre, MO; daughter, Karen (Darity) Parks and family, Newton, KS; two brothers, Richard E., Chanute, KS, Raymond J., Odessa, MO; sister, Judith M. Ulshafer, Harrisonville, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Mason Michael Oliver and Mallory Jane Oliver; and honorary granddaughter, Mackenzie D. Gardiner. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother, June Oliver.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Lawrence Memorial Hospital – Oncology Department and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.