Donald Eugene Oller

Donald Eugene Oller, 80, a longtime resident of Tyler, passed away from complications of a long illness on Dec. 28, 2012.

He was born to Maggie Inez Baldwin Oller and Luther Gilbert Oller. He graduated in 1951 from high school in New London and graduated in 1955 from Texas A&M University with a degree in mechanical engineering. He then served in the United States Air Force from 1956 to 1961. He retired from Howe-Baker.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Louise Lumpkin Oller.

He is survived by his children, Cheryl Oller Hayden, Chris Oller, Brian Oller, Staci Oller Smith; his grandchildren, Tarrah, Hilari, Aislinn and Neil; and great-grandchildren, Abriella, Abraham, Ethan, Jackson and Emmelia.

Donations accepted by Heart to Heart Hospice, 1402 Rice Road, Suite 100, Tyler, 75703.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 4, 2013