Gerald Dean Oliver

Gerald Dean Oliver, 83, Bakersfield, Missouri, passed away at 3:13 p.m., Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at his home.

He was born April 9, 1938, at Pana, Illinois, to Edgar Oliver and Lola Carlyel Oliver.  Mr. Oliver was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy.  Before his retirement, he was the custodian at South Fork School.  He enjoyed tinkering in his shop.

He is survived by one son, Dwayne Oliver, Bakersfield, Missouri; four grandchildren, Curtis Ray Hastings, Kayla Marie Oliver, Cody Oliver and wife, Jessica and Desiree Collins and husband, Richard; and nine great-grandchildren.

His parents preceded him in death.

Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775.