HM1 Michael (Ollie) Furman Oliver, USN Ret, of Frederick, MD, son of Furman and Iris Oliver, of Beaufort, SC, died Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his residence.\nThe family will receive friends on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 11:00am to 12:30pm at Anderson Funeral Home.\n\n\nGraveside funeral services will be held on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00pm in National Cemetery Beaufort, SC.\n\nMichael was born September 6, 1971 in Florence, SC to Furman L. Oliver, Jr. and Iris Lee Oliver. \nMichael lived with his parents and sister in Florence, SC and Havelock, NC, but grew up in Beaufort, SC. Upon graduation from Beaufort High School, he enlisted in the US Navy, became a hospital corpsman and ultimately a medical photographer which enhanced his life-long love for photography and belief in its "power to Help." \n\nMichael retired from the Navy in 2011; earned a BA in photography in 2015 at the Art Institute of Charlotte, NC; and in 2018 earned a MFA in Studio Arts at West Virginia University.\n \nSurviving in addition to his parents are: one sister, Glenda Oliver Tennis (Paul); a nephew, Captain Jonathan Tennis (Courtney), two nieces, Jessica and Jaden Tennis; great niece, Kayleigh Tennis; close friends Arron and Tina Poindexter and family. \n\nIn lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Pets for Vets, Inc. (petsforvets.com) or the American Heart Association (heart.org).