Born in Prairie County the son of Needham Asa and Ida Jane Golding Oliver.
On December 29, 1923 he married Onie G. Ingle in Prairie County.
Father of: Janie Faye Olive Dukes and William Homer.
Brother of: Charles Cleveland, George Fredrick "Fred", Ethel Lee, Okla Jane Oliver Ray, Merna Elizabeth Oliver Baxter, Algernon Golding, Olen Jefferson, Ola Pluma Oliver Holden, Eunice Oliver Mayfield, Obidaha "Obe" and Guy.
NOTE: In some records he is listed as William Homer Oliver.