Jason Oliver, 1984-2017

Jason Lee Oliver, 33, of Pompano Beach, FL, passed away Saturday, June  24, 2017, at his home.

He was born in Michigan City, IN, on May 8, 1984.

Jason received his B.S. in Geology from Florida Atlantic University. He was a Supervisor for Earth Tech Drilling. He loved the ocean, diving, traveling, hiking in the mountains, running, and playing rugby. Jason was an active Army National Guardsman. He had a love for the military and was always there for all his good friends and brothers in the service.

Jason is survived by his father, Bill (Kim) Oliver of Mill Creek, IN, and mother, Kathy (Jay) Davis of Michigan City; brothers, Barry (Charity) Oliver of Rolling Prairie, IN, Clinton Worthington of Mill Creek and John (Jennifer) Davis of Michigan City; sisters, Ashley Oliver of Denver, CO; Kim (Mark) Latchford of LaPorte, IN, and Heather (Ernie) Sasser of Portage, IN; niece and nephew, Ainsley and Briggs Oliver; cousins, Tyler Itzoe, Amanda Retseck, Jamie Kemmerer, Jasmin Paige McCord, Jessica Yeakey, and several other loving cousins; aunts and uncles, Randy Oliver, Tim Oliver, Emma Loy, Stacy Cooper, and Master Sergeant George Oliver; uncle and godfather, John Yeakey and David Bailey; honorary aunt, Leanne Voss; grandparents, Ruth Oliver, Dolores and Ron Bailey, and Karen and Don Yeakey; girlfriend, Nastasha Mercer of Pompano Beach, FL; and Nastasha’s parents, Tim and Rosemarie Mercer.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Billie Oliver; cousin, Megan Tatarski; and his aunt and godmother, Ann Marie Itzoe.

A Celebration of Life Service with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. (CST) Saturday, July 1, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte, with Pastor Roger Ash officiating. Visitation will be Friday, June 30, from 4 to 8 p.m. (CST), and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service. Cremation will follow the service and an oceanside memorial service will take place at a later time in Florida.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Bill Oliver, 2900 Monroe St., LaPorte, IN 46350.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.cutlerfuneralhome.com.

5 Responses to “Jason Oliver, 1984-2017”

  1. nancy

    Jun 29. 2017

    what?? OMG I am so sorry to hear this

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  2. crissy

    Jun 29. 2017

    I am beyond so shocked to here about Jason. I can’t see him not being here anymore in our lives. Never was there a day when he was here in town that he was always smiling , laughing, telling stories and jokes. Bill and Kim my prayers are with you . SO SO saddened to lose a fun loving dear hearted friend!!!!

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  3. WWJD

    Jul 03. 2017


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  4. Peter J Tabaka

    Oct 13. 2017

    RIP my friend. We had some good times playing football.

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  5. Paul Jokiel

    Dec 03. 2017

    He was one of the people I felt the most like in this Earth. We went to officer basic together. We shared more than a few drinks. He took me SCUBA diving for the first time. He was my brother. I will never forget him.

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