James Richard Oliver, 79, of Bridgeville, Del., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del. He was formerly employed as a printer with the Philadelphia Enquirer and the TV Guide. He was a sweet, outgoing guy who loved life and people. He enjoyed fishing, good food, crabbing and playing pinochle.
Oliver was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Ethel Dooley Oliver. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Helen Marie Kuhn Oliver; two sons, Andrew Oliver and his wife, Tammy, of Bridgeville; and Douglas Oliver and his wife, Charlene, of Turnersville, N.J.; two brothers, Edwin Oliver Jr. and Robert Oliver, both of Baltimore, Md.; a sister, Eileen Schneile of Baltimore; and six grandchildren.
A committal service was scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, with interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.