Rex Vinton Olive, 81, of Kenna, WV formerly of Elkview, WV, born May 22nd, 1939 passed away Friday, June 26th, 2020 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, WV.
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He was retired from the Carpenters Local #1207, He was also a member of Green Valley Mission Church, Little Sandy Elkview, WV. Rex loved spending time with people and could start a conversation with just about anyone. He loved his Family, his country and the President of the United States of which he believed in. He loved talking about the Bible and scriptures, going fishing, hunting, especially turkey hunting. He loved to watch a beagle chase a rabbit.
He is preceded in death by his daughters, Denise Ann Bailes, Anitia Dawn Carey: parents, Shelby Albert Olive and Icie Loraine Baldwin Olive, brothers, Marvin Al Olive, Merle Olive; sisters, Linda Drake, and Patsy Williams.
Rex is survived by his present wife, Patricia Olive, former wife, Carolyn M. Olive; children, Melissa Lynn (Jerry) Young, of Elkview, Meika Shawn (Hatch) Anglin of CA., Rex Allen (Robbye) Olive of Clendenin; two step children, John Wayne Wheeler of Middlesex, NC and Lori Ann (David) Bryant of Charleston, brother Frank (Nancy) Olive of Ga., sisters, Marie Bates of NC, Mary Alice (Robert) Delgado of GA, and 15 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.
Service will be on 2:00 pm, Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 at Hafer Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry L. Young officiating. Burial will be in Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.haferfuneralhome.net
Arrangements are in the care of Hafer Funeral Home, 50 North Pinch Road, Elkview WV 25071