Obituary of Richard "Pop" Olive
Richard “Pop” Winston Olive, 77, of Lexington, AL, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 16, at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence. He was retired from Valero Oil as an operator/maintenance worker and also a manager. He was an ordained deacon, active in his church, loved hunting and fishing, tinkering outside and also being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Wife: Tena Joy Perdue Olive
Son: Richie Olive
Daughter: Tammy Springhart
Brothers: Jessie, Robert & Danny Olive
Sister: Brenda Holden
Grandchildren: Trey Olive, Colt Springhart, Kemper Olive, Joy Springhart, Laci Olive, Emma Springhart, Luke Springhart, Layla Springhart, Sydney Olive, Ellie Olive, Ella Springhart & Carlena Southerland
Great grandchildren: Keegan Springhart, Ezra Olive & NoraLee Springhart
Preceded in death by:
Parents: Herschel Edward & Fannie Corene Olive
Daughters: Darlene & Corene Olive
Brother: Herschel Edward Olive, Jr.
Sisters: Frances Stutts, Shirley Olive & Glenda Olive
Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 21, from 11:00am – 1:00pm at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 in the funeral home chapel with Mike Nabors & Dino Atkins officiating. Burial will be in Railroad Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Trey Olive, Colt Springhart, Kemper Olive, Luke Springhart, Jason Springhart & Joshua Brewer. Honorary pallbearer: Terry Holden
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital & the American Heart Association. If you decide to send flowers: no white flowers please. The family would like to thank Dr. Lango & the nursing staff at NAMC for their compassion & care.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard "Pop" Olive, please visit Tribute Store