Kenneth Edward Oliver, Sr. 72, of Hopwood, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 1, 2021 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital surrounded by family. Known to some as Ken or Kenny; Kenneth was born September 30, 1948 to the late Pearlie Amos Oliver, Sr. and the late Margaret Elizabeth (Fultz) Oliver.
Kenneth was a graduate of the North Union High School class of 1967 then honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Kenneth was also a member of the local VFW #3514 and Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Uniontown, PA where in previous years, he served on the usher board and sang in the Mass Choir. Kenneth had a personality that was kind and warming to all who knew him. In his spare time, Kenneth loved photography, cutting grass, watching baseball, and spending time with family and friends.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters: Annette, Maxine, Ruth, and Cheryl.
Kenneth leaves to cherish his memory his two children: son, Kenneth Oliver, Jr. of Millersville, Maryland and daughter, Cheriese Williams of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; grandson, Justin Oliver; siblings: Roberta Fultz, Ida Williams, Amos Oliver Jr., Grace Oliver, Mary Oliver, Beatrice Young, Donna Murray, James Oliver, Terry Oliver; many cousins, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Vitalant Blood Donation in Kenneth’s honor.
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