Walter Ralph Oliver

Published 4:03 pm Friday, January 22, 2021

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Mr. Walter Ralph Oliver, 78, died on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at Forsyth Medical Center.

He was born in Ashe County on Dec. 23, 1942 to the late Jesse and Hassie Riddle Oliver. Mr. Oliver retired from Yadkin Valley Telephone with several years of service. He enjoyed bird watching, knife making, cruising, and vacationing at the beach. Most of all he loved his family.

Also preceding him in death: his brother, Lloyd Oliver; and a sister, June Stikes.

Surviving: his wife, Dianne Creason Oliver; son, Barry Oliver (Debra); daughter, Breena Seganish (Joe); son, Philip Oliver (Tammy); 4 grandchildren, Julian Oliver, Brian Oliver, Madeline Seganish, and Ally Seganish; 2 stepdaughters, Missy Ginther (Chuck) and Megan McDaniel; 4 step-grandchildren, Haley Howell, Ross Ginther, Jake Renegar, and Macy McDaniel; and his special companion cat, “Coco.”

A private graveside service will be held at Westlawn Gardens of Memory.

Memorials: Forsyth Humane Society, 4881 Country Club Rd. Winston-Salem, 27104.