In Memory: Dr. Jack Oliver (PU DVM ’67)

Friday, September 13, 2019

The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened to learn that alumnus Jack W. Oliver (PU DVM ’67), of West Point, Ind., died last Friday, September 6. He was 80.

Dr. Oliver was a member of the fifth class of veterinary students to graduate from Purdue.  Shortly after earning his DVM degree in 1967, he started the Town & Country Animal Hospital, a large and small animal practice near West Point. He also worked the Attica, Veedersburg, and Boone County Livestock Sale Barns, raised swine and cattle, and built and sold homes.  He closed his veterinary practice in September 2017.

A 4-H member in his youth, Dr. Oliver served as a 4-H leader for 10 years. His hobbies were livestock and skid-steer loaders, and he was a member of the West Point United Methodist Church.

Funeral services were held last evening, September 12, at Family and Friends Funeral Home of Wingate. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Almost Home Humane Society in Lafayette, Ind. Click here to view the complete obituary.

Writer(s): Kevin Doerr |

Category: Alumni, Our People

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