NILES, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Shawn Dante Oliver of Niles passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 6:40 a.m. in Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. He was 47 years old.
He was born on March 5, 1974, in Warren, the son of Gerald Williams and Shirley Penrose McIver.
Shawn was a 1993 graduate of Niles McKinley High School.
Mr. Oliver was employed in the restaurant industry for most of his life. He was a manager for Sunrise Inn Express of Howland for over 20 years and recently was the cook at the ITAM 39 in Niles.
Earlier in life, Shawn attended Liberty Assembly of God.
Shawn also took great pride in helping others with maintenance and landscaping projects at their home. He had a green thumb and enjoyed gardening. Shawn was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and Boston Celtics fan. He enjoyed spending time by his favorite fishing spot and spending time outdoors camping. His family and friends will always cherish the memories of how special he made family events. From the Labor Day pig roasts to Christmas Eve family gatherings.
He is survived by his mother, Shirley McIver of Niles; his father, Gerald Williams of Niles; two sisters, Kim (Joseph) Shaker of Champion and Kelli Oliver and her significant other, Edward R. King, of Warren; a brother, Dino (Tracey) Oliver of Niles and five nieces and nephews, Anthony, Cameron, Mia, Milania and Zayne. Shawn will also be greatly missed by his loving Pitbull, Blu.
Shawn was preceded in death by his father, John D. McIver; a niece, Jordan and maternal and paternal grandparents.
Calling hours will be on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 614 Warren Avenue, Niles, OH 44446. A funeral service will take place at 7:00 p.m. following visitation.
Friends and family may send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com.
Memorial contributions can be made in Shawn’s name to the American Heart Association.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Shawn, please visit our floral store.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.