STANFORD — Dr. Larry Jack Oliver, 75, of Stanford, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.
Born May 21, 1935, in Herrick, S.D., he was a son of the late Willie and Clara Engel Oliver. He was a veternarian, a farmer and a member of Stanford Bapist Church.
He attended South Dakota State University and Kansas State University where he recieved his B.S. and DVM degrees, graduating from veterinary school in 1969. Dr. Oliver served Lincoln and surrounding counties as veterinarian from 1969-2006.
He was a longtime choir member and Deacon Emeritus at Stanford Baptist Church, named Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce “Farmer of the Year’ in 2004 and was given the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce “Health Care Service Award” in 2007. He was given the Agriculture Service Award by the Lincoln County Cattlemen’s Association for 37 years of service and gave 24 years of service to the Lincoln County Board of Health. He also was awarded the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Service Award and served as director for nine years. He was a member of Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association.