Dr. Jack W. Oliver, 80, of West Point passed away at 3:55 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, with his family at his side.
He was born Nov. 25, 1938, at Lafayette, to the late Myron Everett and Rose Opal Osterling Oliver.
On Dec. 25, 1965, he was married to Susan Carol Warren. They had two children, Dennis Warren Oliver and Jeffry Allen Oliver. They later divorced.
Jack was a 1957 graduate of Southwestern High School. He continued his education at Purdue University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in animal nutrition and graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine in 1967.
Dr. Oliver started his practice, Town & Country Animal Hospital, near West Point on June 6, 1967. In addition to his large animal and small animal practice, he worked the Attica, Veedersburg and Boone County Livestock Sale Barns. He closed his practice in September 2017. In addition to his veterinary practice he raised swine and cattle, also building and selling homes. Jack was involved in 4-H in his youth and served as a 4-H leader for 10 years. Jack was always busy … his passions were his work and his hobbies were livestock and skid-steer loaders. He was a member of the West Point United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his sons, Dennis W. (Carol) Oliver and their children, Hannah and Eloise, and Jeff Oliver (Crissy Linder) and their son, Gentry; his companion of 26 years, Patricia C. Grubb, and her children, Richard Wagoner and Chris (Brooke) Wagoner and their children, Ravin, Braydon and Lilly; Michael Grubb and his children, Mason, Jeremiah and Sophia.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Donald Oliver.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, with the funeral service following at 7 p.m. with family and friends leading the service at Family and Friends Funeral Home of Wingate. Private family interment will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Almost Home Humane Society, Lafayette.
Visit online at www.familyandfriendsfh.com to sign the guest book or leave a condolence.