Medaris, Oliver P.

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September 14, 1947 - December 2, 2017

Medaris, Oliver P.

Born in Midwest City, OK on September 14, 1947 to Oliver Levi Medaris and Margaret Helen McClain, older brother (deceased) Michael Lamar Medaris. Graduated from Midwest City High School in 1965.  Married Billie Ruth Klinekole, had one son – Bobby Medaris.

U.S. Navy towards the end of Vietnam War.  Divorced, then married Sharon Ann Kounovsky.  Had a daughter, Jennifer Dawn Medaris and a son, Jason Ryan Medaris.  Three grandchildren born to Jennifer Medaris- Brendan, Kenna and Max and 2  grandchildren born to Bobby Medaris -Tiffiany and Shayla.  Also survived by step-children, Chris, Josh, Brianna and Alyssa Medaris.

His occupation was “delivery driver extraordinaire” and he was known for his love of Dr. Pepper.  He was kind and helpful and goofy.  He always wanted everyone to do what was right.  He will be missed tremendously by all of us.  Til we see each other again, Love you, Papa.

A gathering will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Aria Irving Chapel at 3:00 pm.



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Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061

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Richard A Rodberg

December 11, 2017 12:31PM

I had the pleasure to connect with Oliver just this past year. He became a good Friend and we share this connection still. His family should know how much you were and are all loved by Oliver. His greatest wish is for all to know this love.

Jennifer Medaris

December 11, 2017 10:03AM

Love you, Dad. Until we meet again.

Gina Murrow

December 10, 2017 11:10PM

I remember Pat as being a handsome, exciting, nearly-grown cousin to my 8-year-old self. I'm sorry that our families lost contact and missed seeing him again. I'm glad to be in touch with Jennifer and look forward to meeting her and the rest of her family. I'll be praying for you all.

Rachel Garrett

December 10, 2017 1:37AM

Jennifer I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Watching your updates through FB broke my heart. Please know we are praying for you and your whole family from afar as you go through this tough time.


December 08, 2017 12:53PM

I knew hI’m because he was my high school best friend’s dad and we also worked together at Mr. Jim’s Pizza. I’ll never forget the driving lesson he gave me attempting to teach me to drive a standard. Don’t knock over the cup...the empty styrofoam cup and I probably still couldn’t pass that test today. Rest In Peace.

Kaylyn Taylor Woodall

December 08, 2017 12:13PM

I never had the pleasure of knowing him personally but i know his grandson Brenden &I've heard how great of a guy he was &he has a loving &great family, i just wanted to give my condolences.

Danna Lowe Rowh

December 08, 2017 11:49AM

Until I see you again, my cousin Pat, I have fond memories of you when we were kids. Loved coming to your house in Midwest City. You were a funny guy and so great to be around. Prayers and hugs for your family!!!

Rhonald and Linda Taylor

December 08, 2017 11:47AM

Jennifer, Jody and family,
We are so sorry for the loss of your dad.
We wish we could have met him. We will be praying and thinking of you all tomorrow. Wish we could be there with you. Love ,
Mom and Dad Taylor

Billie Bryant

December 08, 2017 10:37AM

Jennifer condolences to all .
Pat was my first love .


December 08, 2017 10:37AM

I knew him during my childhood. I have fond memories of him. I played at his house. His daughter and I followed his pancake recipe and cooked. I remember seeing him play the piano and sing. Rest In Peace. Thanks for allowing me to grow up in your house.