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James J. Oliver

September 13, 1930 — February 9, 2019


James J. “Jimmy O” Oliver, 88, of Reading passed away Saturday, February 9th in his residence.

Born in Wadesboro, NC, he was the son of the late James and Blanche (Tarlton) Oliver Edwards.

He served in the U.S. Air Force.

He was formerly manager of Lancaster Transportation Company.

He is survived by his children, Nancy Riedel, wife of Edward Riedel  and Michael Oliver both of Reading and Billy Oliver and Debbie Riedel both of NC.

There are six grandchildren.

He is predeceased by a son, John T. Oliver and siblings, Billy Oliver, Sr., Rebecca Pegram, and Jean Hildreth.

He is survived by a special nephew, Danny Ray Oliver.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 30th at 6 pm in St. Mark’s Church, 10th and Windsor St., Reading in the Mustard Seed Room.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

The Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc. in Temple is entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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