Bruce Allen Oliver, 68, of Bridgeport, OH, passed Sunday August 13, 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital.

He was born in Wheeling, WV on April 4, 1949, a son of the late Jess and Sarah “Bessie” Elizabeth Smith Oliver.

Bruce was a General Contractor, a U. S. Army Veteran and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bellaire, OH.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers: Sherman, Jerry and Brother Buck Oliver.

Bruce is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Shirley Jean Grimm Oliver, sons: Stacy (Mitzy) Oliver of Grove City, OH, Jess (Dawn) Oliver of Bridgeport, OH, sisters: Liz (Bob) Metz, Gert (Henry) Grob, Shirley Oliver (Pat), Jessie Mae Toten, grandchildren: Toni, Cory, Kaiden, Amiah, Jon, Kyler, Joe, Karis, Ava, TJ, Mikayla, great-grandchildren: Kyden, Brayden, Kynslea and Brooke.

Friends will be received Wednesday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, Ohio, where services will be held Thursday August 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Phil Bliss officiating. Interment will follow at Parkview Memorial Gardens, Wheeling. Military Honors provided by Belmont County Veterans Association at the cemetery.

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