Larry Ray Oliver, age 69, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away on Wednesday March 22, 2023. He was born on July 12, 1953 in Chanute, Kansas the son of Richard and Joan(Sturgeon) Oliver. He graduated high school and attended Shawnee Mission West. Larry worked as a mechanic for Deffenbaugh Industries, later becoming Waste Management before retiring. He was united in marriage to Paulette Ball on September 16, 1978. She preceded him in death on April 18, 2013. He considered himself a Baptist and attended church at the Mound City First Baptist Church and the Pleasanton Presbyterian Church. Larry liked to be outdoors hunting and fishing. He was a member of the NRA. He also enjoyed going to dances at Cadmus and Mildred. He was also preceded in death by his mother and a sister, Sherry. Larry is survived by his father, Richard, two sons, John Miller(Lisa) and Tim Miller, a daughter, Christy Sams(Tim), girlfriend, Karen St. John, a brother, Rick Oliver, a sister, Darlene Schlegel, and six grandchildren, Andrew, Samantha, Cooper, Tristan, Avery, and Katerina.
Funeral service will be 6 pm Saturday, March 25, 2023 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation will follow the service until 8 pm. Memorial contributions are suggested to Linn County Hunter Safety, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, KS 66075. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.