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Marion Joseph Oliver

January 25, 1938 — February 20, 2022

Marion Joseph Oliver of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away February 20, 2022, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 84. He was born January 25, 1938, in Reeds Spring, Missouri the son of William Clarence and Vica Mae Goodwin Oliver. He married Wilma R. Shockey on July 24, 1963 in Longrun, Missouri. He was a Mtn. Home school bus mechanic/driver for many years. He began working as a locksmith in 1984 to present. He started Marion's Lock and Key Service and currently owned Oliver's Locksmith Service. Marion was a U.S. Army veteran. Marion lived in Mountain Home since moving from Gainesville, MO in 1977, except for a few years, when he moved to Mansfield, MO. He was a minister and held revivals and pastored churches in southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas. He loved spending time with his daughters, son-in-laws and his grandchildren. His great-grandchildren brought him many hours of laughter.

Marion is survived by his daughters, Sheila (Bobby) Shelley of Mountain Home, AR, and Rebecca (Chris) Dinwiddie of Conway, MO; brother, Thomas Oliver; sisters, Cora Cron, Janice Hicks, Alma Jennings, Lydia Stapp, and Linda Sissney; grandchildren, Joshua Shelley, Matthew Shelley, Kelsay Dunbar, Heath Dugger, Sarah Downs, Hannah Dugger, Russell Dinwiddie, Christian Dinwiddie, and Carter Dinwiddie; great-grandchildren, Braelyn, Natalie, Lane, Violet, Ava, Duke, Harper, Winter, and one on the way, Graydon.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Oliver; parents William Clarence Oliver and Vica Mae Goodwin Johnson; brother, William Oliver; and sisters, Edith Campfield and Eunice Romine.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 27, 2022, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Service for Marion will be 2:00 pm, Monday, February 28, 2022, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Brother Paul Romine officiating. Burial will be in the Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery with Joshua Shelley, Matthew Shelley, Kelsay Dunbar, Heath Dugger, Sarah Downs, Hannah Dugger, Hunter Downs, Alex Dunbar, and Heather Shelley as pallbearers. Military Honors will be provided by the Alley-White American Legion Post #52 and United States Army Honor Guards.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services - Mountain Home, Arkansas.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, February 27, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel

600 Hospital Drive, Mountain Home, AR 72653

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 28, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm

Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel

600 Hospital Drive, Mountain Home, AR 72653

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Burial

Monday, February 28, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm

Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery & Mausoleum

920 Tucker Cemetery Road, Gassville, AR 72635

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