Posted Dec. 24, 2010, at 4:33 p.m.

COLUMBIA FALLS – Kenneth S. Oliver, 82, died Dec. 23, 2010, in Bangor. He was born in Columbia Falls, son of the late Maurice J. and Minnie (Reed) Oliver. Kenneth attended schools in Columbia Falls and served in the U.S. Army during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. He worked for many years as a farmer and mechanic. He graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 1989 with a degree in park and recreation management. He is survived by two sons, Ronald Oliver of Columbia Falls and Kenneth Oliver III of Presque Isle; and one granddaughter. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Dec. 31 at Ruggles Cemetery, Columbia Falls, with the Rev. George Woodward officiating. Condolences may be made online at