Oliver G. Fleming

Published 11:15 am Sunday, June 27, 2021

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AHOSKIE, NC – Oliver Glenn Fleming, age 94, of Lake View Drive, Ahoskie, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

Mr. Fleming was born on January 2, 1927 to Rinaldo Fleming and Ellena Smith Fleming in Smithfield, NC. Oliver worked as a pharmacist for Boone-Taylor Pharmacy and later at Mizelle’s Discount Drugs, until his retirement. In his free time, he enjoyed gardening and socializing with friends. Mr. Oliver was a devoted member of The First Baptist Church of Ahoskie and cherished his church family. He liked to spend time in the community and was a member of the Rotary. As much as Oliver enjoyed his church family and community, his most precious times were spent with his family. He was loved and will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Other than his parents, Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; his son Mike, and a brother, Thomas Fleming.

Oliver is survived by his two sons, Steve Fleming and wife Laurie of Boone, NC, as well as Jeff Fleming and wife Carrie of Des Moines, IA; grandson, Tyler Fleming and wife Amber of Winston Salem, NC; four granddaughters, Brianna Fleming Meier and husband Nathan of Winston Salem, NC, Ellena Brooks and husband Matt of Kansas City, Elijah Fleming and husband Nick Hallman of Duluth, MI, and Wren Fleming of Des Moines, IA; two great-granddaughters, Aleera Brooks and Evelyn Fleming; two great-grandsons, Oliver Fleming and Henry Meier; and special friend, Betty Duke of Ahoskie, NC.

Funeral services will be held at a later date with Rev. Dr. Trey Gilliam officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, PO Box 649, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by visiting tmcfunding.com/ search fund, type- Oliver Fleming.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Fleming family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.