Leroy Oliver, 76


Leroy Oliver, 76, of Carlinville, died on Monday, June 14, 2021, at Heritage Health: Therapy and Senior Care in Carlinville.

Private family services will be held. McCracken-Dean Funeral Home in Pana is assisting the family.

Mr. Oliver was born Sept. 5, 1944, in Pana, to Edward Winston and Juanita Laveta (Fowler) Oliver.

A resident of Pana for most of his life, he worked for Fayco Enterprises in Hillsboro. 

Mr. Oliver spent his last five-and-a-half years at Heritage Health in Carlinville. He enjoyed yarning and making things to give away.

He is survived by his siblings, Jana Faye McArthur of Carlinville, Lori (Steve) Cook-Kalstabakken, Carroll Lorraine (Butch) Hooper, Jeff Oliver and Eric Oliver, all of Rockford; and many nieces, nephews, friends and caregivers from Pana and Carlinville.

Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by his father; stepmother, Shelby Jean Tennison; siblings, Eddie Oliver, Gary Oliver, David Oliver and Mike Oliver; multiple aunts and uncles; and great-grandparents, Edgar and Lola Oliver.

Online condolences to the family may be left at www.mdfh.com.