Leon L. Oliver, Jr., 84, went to be with the Lord on June 11th, 2019. He was born to Emma Willis Oliver and Leon L. Oliver, Sr. on January 22, 1935 in Richmond, Virginia.
Leon was educated in the Richmond Public School system, graduating from Armstrong High School. He received an undergraduate degree from Virginia State University and a graduate degree from Hampton Institute (University). He served in the U.S. Army and received an honorable discharge on July 29, 1960. During his career, he was a teacher in the Chesapeake and Norfolk Public School systems and an administrator with Norfolk Public Schools. He retired in 1992. He was a faithful member of Unity Lutheran Church where he was involved with various ministries.
Leon was a devoted family man who enjoyed traveling with his beloved wife, Marjory, and spending time with their children, grandchildren, and great-granddaughter during his retirement years. He will truly be missed.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 54 years, Marjory N. Oliver; brothers, Jerome Oliver (Jean), Alfred Oliver, and Donald Oliver (Barbara); children, Karen Hall, Kevin Oliver, Kristin Bell (Eric); grandchildren, Maya Hall, Rahsaan Hall, Jasmyn Pierce, Joshua Pierce, Justin Pierce; and great-grandchild, Malia Hall and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and church family.