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Addison Wilkins Oliver

November 28, 1944 — March 7, 2023

Addison Wilkins Oliver

Addison Wilkins Oliver of South Boston, VA passed away March 7, 2023.  He was born in Lynchburg, VA on November 28, 1944 and was 78 years of age.  He was the son of the late James Edward Oliver, II and the late Virginia Lee Wilkins Oliver.


He was a member of Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and he also served in the United States Navy in a Polaris Ballistic Nuclear Submarine.  Addison enjoyed farming part time while working at Carolina Power and Light.  Upon his retirement he continued farming and enjoying the outdoors.


Addison Wilkins Oliver is survived by:

His Sister

Ginny Oliver McCraw of Lynchburg

One Niece

Lee McCraw-Leavitt of Charlottesville, VA

Most recent wonderful caregivers

Jessica Minter

Isis Woody


***Preceded in death by***

One Brother

James Edward Oliver, III


A graveside service will be held Friday, March 24, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Jude Swanson officiating.  


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, March 24, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church

4231 Turbeville Rd, South Boston, VA 24592

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