James Oliver Death, Obituary – On Friday, January 13, 2023, James M. “Jim” Oliver, Sr. passed away in his home in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 75. He was a resident of Florida. On May 27th, 1947, he made his entrance into the world in the town of Springfield, Illinois. His father’s name was Clyde W. Oliver, and his mother’s name was Dorothy E. Williams. He wed Marty Benner on October 8, 1986, in Jacksonville, and she has made a full recovery since then and is doing well now.
The Sunshine State played host to the nuptials. Furthermore, he is survived by his children, Lisa Beckman of Houston, Texas, Jamie Oliver and his wife, Cara, of Pittsburg, Kansas, and Erika Newman and her husband, Jeff, of Jacksonville; three grandchildren, Noah, Grace, and Keegan; one brother, Clyde Oliver of North Charleston, South Carolina; one sister, Cynthia McIntosh of Springfield, Illinois; one nephew, Keith, and three nieces, Lora, Amanda, and Kasey; and three great-grandchildren. Before he himself passed away, his twin brother John Oliver, with whom he had an identical genetic makeup, had already died.
Jim obtained work with Anderson Clayton (ACH), a corporation with its headquarters in Jacksonville, after finishing his time of service in the United States Marine Corps. He worked there from the time he started looking for work until the day he retired. He spent a substantial portion of his professional life working for the Morgan County Coroner’s Office in the capacity of Deputy Coroner.
He was a devoted fan of the Chicago Cubs, and in his leisure time, he enjoyed serving as a referee for baseball games played at the Little League level. Jim was a very involved member of the Citizens Police Academy Alumni and took part in a wide range of events and activities. On the evening of Wednesday, January 18, 2023, members of the family will be present at the Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville from five o’clock in the evening until seven o’clock in the evening to greet and visit with friends. This event will take place in the evening.