David A. Oliver

December 16, 1961 ‒ December 02, 2006

Mount Vernon, Ohio

David A. Oliver, 44, of East Pleasant St., Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday morning, December 2, 2006 in the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.

David was born on December 16, 1961 in Rawlins, Wyoming, a son of Cyrus and Lou (Whalen) Oliver. He was a press operator for Mount Vernon Packaging and a member of the Mount Vernon Baptist Temple. David loved woodworking and fishing.

Surviving David is his caring wife, Nancy A. (Holt) Oliver, whom he married on June 22, 1996; a son, Joseph Oliver of Mount Vernon; a step son, David Shaffer of Mount Vernon; daughters, Kimberly Shaffer and Kelly (Scott) Kopina both of Fredericktown; grandsons, Christian and Cody Kopina and a granddaughter, Alexis Oliver; brothers, Melvin (Andrea) Gantz and Lonnie (Kim) Ferrell both of Mount Vernon, Mike (Wendy) Turner of Lubbock, Texas; sisters, Sandy Brennan of Mount Vernon and Karissa (Luke) Fowler of Danville, Virginia; his special step mother, Mary Oliver of Mount Vernon; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2006 with Pastor Bill Fennell officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Vernon Baptist Temple, 1481 Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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