Richard "Pop" Olive

Richard "Pop" Olive


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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. 


Survivors include:

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.

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