Biography: On Monday, July 26, 2021 Brother Joe Louis Oliver was called home to his eternal rest at Cliffside Nursing Home in Queens, New York. He was born on February 3, 1936 in Clarendon County, South Carolina to the late Albertus and Victoria Lawson Oliver.
Joe was raised in a Christian home and a member of Liberty Hill Church. He attended Spring Hill elementary school and Scott’s Branch High School where he graduated.
After relocating to New York City, he met and married the love of his life Betty Genevia Wright. This union was blessed with three handsome sons, Joe Jr, Ronnie and Tory.
He worked at Krohn Industries, Inc. in New Jersey for thirty plus years. He retired in 2001. He was also member of the Fredrick Douglass Housing Tenants Association. During this time he received many awards. He attended Second St. John Baptist Church. He also worked at the church. He was a socially active member of his community.
He leaves behind his three sons, Joe Jr. (Darlene), Ronnie and Tory who all resides in New York. Two grandchildren, Ieshia of New York and Tremaine who resides in Texas. One Great grandchild Camryn of New York. Betty Oliver (Wife) and Benjamin Oliver (Brother) proceeded him in death. One living sister-in-law Mrs. Willie Bell Frierson who resides in New York. And a host of Nieces, Nephews, Friends and Family.