DESOTO COUNTY

Eugene George Oliver went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 30, 2018, after a long fight to live. He was born July 27, 1945 to Myrtle and A.B. Oliver, who preceded him in death. George leaves his significant other (soulmate and caretaker) Lana Walton; children,Gene and Robin Oliver, Samantha and Chris Collet, Cassie Ingle, Amber Wedge, August Plunk, Erin Merriman, Carl Elder; two sisters, Claire Bacon (James) and Barbara Colton (John); five nephews and one niece. He was preceded in death by sons, Micheal Moore and John Elder. George was quite a legend. He received a heart transplant in 1995 and would have had it 23 years in October. The family is grateful for those years.  In lieu of flowers, please donate to Baptist East Transplant Foundation. Visitation will be at 12 p.m., Aug. 2, 2018 at Forest HIll Funeral Home, 1661 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, Tenn. and will follow with the service at 2 p.m.