Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 7, 2013 11:08 am EDT


GRANVILLE — Jerry Edward Oliver, 73, of Granville, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at The Villages in Florida.

He was born Dec. 5, 1939, in Nelsonville, son of the late Oscar Edward and Edna Marie Shafer Oliver. Jerry was married for 48 years to Judy Lash Oliver, who survives.

Jerry was a devoted husband, father and grandfather with a passion for travel and adventure. He graduated from The Ohio State University School of Pharmacy and was dedicated to his profession, practicing pharmacy for 50 years. He worked at Fosters Drug Store in Nelsonville for a time and was a Hospital Pharmacist in Ohio, North Carolina and Florida. He was the director of the Pharmacy Department at the Knox Community Hospital for many years and was a member of the American Pharmacists Association and the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists. Jerry also enjoyed his time as a small business owner.

In addition to his wife, Jerry is survived by his son, Nathan (Aisha) Oliver of Granville; daughter, Ann Oliver Fisher of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Aisha, Isabella, Arianna, Connor, Landon Edward and Wyatt.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Nelsonville Presbyterian Church. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. Friends may call at the Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, 46 Fayette St., Nelsonville, on Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the church.

The family suggests contributions in memory of Jerry E. Oliver be made to

Sign his online guestbook at

Constance S. Stull

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