OBITUARY: Timothy Rhea ‘Red’ Oliver


Timothy Rhea “Red” Oliver passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at age 61.

He was born in Lebanon TN to Betty Prichard and Henry E. Oliver.

He kept Tuckers Crossroads and Watertown Elementary clean and neat for several years. He loved and inspired his kids at school every day. He enjoyed camping, hiking the Appalachian Trail, Frisbee golf, and watching NASCAR. He was baptized at First Church Nazarene and was later a member of Cedar Grove Baptist.

Red is survived by mother and step-father Betty and Harold Pedigo; siblings: Ellen (Sam) Spicer and Tommy (Sonya) Oliver; step-siblings: Keith (Tracie) Pedigo, Eric (Carrie) Pedigo, and Kathy (Hank) White; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother Lannom is 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2023 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. Interment in Wilson County Memorial will follow the service. Pallbearers: Mark Earps, Joey McDonald, Chris King, and Greg King. Nieces and nephews will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and on Thursday from 1 p.m. until the service at 2 p.m.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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