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Gary W. Oliver - Obituary



 

 

Gary W. “Big O” Oliver, 68 of Lancaster, KY, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.  He was a son of the late Zora and Della Moore Oliver and was born December 13, 1945, in Madison County, Kentucky.   Gary was a former school teacher and horse trainer and a member of Freedom Baptist Church.  He was also a member of the Kentucky Walking Horse Association and Central Kentucky Saddle Club.  He enjoyed hunting, basketball, horses and Bluegrass music.

Survivors include his wife, Lynn Duvall Oliver of Lancaster; a son, Phillip Tyler (Diana) Oliver of Lancaster; two daughters,  Lindsay Webb Oliver of Lancaster and Jill (Steve) Kinnaird of Lancaster; a brother,  Norman (Barbara) Oliver of Lancaster and sister,  Phyllis Butner of Lancaster; two grandchildren Brantley Joseph Oliver and Kasey Marie Kinnaird; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be 7:00 pm Thursday, January 16, 2014,  at Ramsey Funeral Home and visitation from 4:00—7:00 pm with Rev. Jerry Browning and Rev. Kaywood Morris officiating.  You may share your memories and leave condolences on his tribute wall at www.ramseyfuneralhome.com.  Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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