Wilbur L. Oliver JR, 85 of Kensett passed away at his home on Saturday, July22, 2017. He was born to the late Wilbur and Adda (Imel) Oliver on May 31, 1932 in Searcy.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife of 66 years Imogene Oliver; a great grandson Keagan Oliver; two brothers R.C. Oliver and Robert Earl Oliver.
He is survived by one son Gary Oliver (Rita) of Rose Bud; one daughter Debbie Ferren (Dennis) of Searcy; four grand-children Bryan Oliver, Matthew Oliver, Kimberly Barnum (Ryan) and Steven Ferren (Audreona), eight great-grandchildren Ethan Oliver (Morgan) Christian Oliver, Grayson Oliver, Kiley Oliver, Kaidence Oliver, Rylee Ferren, Elijah Barnum, and Landyn Ferren; two sisters Twila Oliver and Virginia Barnett (Jerrell); one brother Larry Oliver; many nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. He will be greatly missed by his best fishing buddies Wade Palmer and Kenneth Meddler.
Wilbur was a great fisherman, an avid gardener and took pride in his yard. He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 9:30 A.M., Tuesday, July 25th at First Baptist Church in Kensett; with Funeral Services following at 10:00 A.M., Brother Joe Clement will be officiating. Interment will follow at White County Memorial Gardens.