OBITUARIES.Byline: The Register-Guard
A memorial service will be held May 5 for Myron Jerry Smith of Eugene, who died April 29 of cancer. He was 71.
He was born Aug. 7, 1933, in Canby, Minn., to Myron and Edith Larson Smith. He married Sharron McCabe in Portland on Sept. 27, 1958.
Smith earned a bachelor's degree in business. He was an Army veteran who served in the Korean War Korean War, conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces in Korea from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. At the end of World War II, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel into Soviet (North Korean) and U.S. (South Korean) zones of occupation. . He worked as a sales representative for Moore Business Forms.
Smith enjoyed University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. sports, fly-fishing and reading.
He was a member of the Data Processing Management Association See AITP. , a volunteer with the Duck Athletic Fund and a Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Philip of Eugene; two daughters, Evelyn Melgoza of Portland and Alice Long of Bend; a sister, Lois Gibbons Famous people named Gibbons include:
Inurnment will be at noon Tuesday at Willamette National Cemetery Willamette National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in Clackamas County, Oregon, about 10 miles southeast of the city of Portland, Oregon. It encompasses 269.4 acres, and as of the end of 2005, had 126,561 interments. in Portland. Thursday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church United Methodist Church, in the United States, religious body formed by the union in 1968 of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist Church (see Methodism). , 440 Maxwell Road in Eugene. Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Endowment Fund.
Charles Clarence Bolton of Portland, formerly of Eugene, died April 20 of age-related causes. He was 90.
He was born Nov. 24, 1914, in Caldwell, Idaho, to Charles and Florence Cowan Bolton. He married Edna Shroeder in 1940. She died in 1997.
Bolton lived in Portland from 1940 to 1973, when he moved to Eugene. He moved to Gresham two months ago.
He attended college for one year. He was employed as a machinist for Southern Pacific Railroad "Southern Pacific" redirects here. For the country-rock band, see Southern Pacific (band)
The Southern Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting marks SP) was an American railroad. . He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Eugene for many years.
Survivors include two sons, William of Portland and Philip of Eugene; a brother, L. Donald of Oregon; and seven grandchildren and 11 great-grand- children.
Funeral services have been held. Ross Hollywood Chapel in Portland was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rose City Church of the Nazarene Church of the Nazarene (năz'ərēn`), U.S. Protestant denomination established in 1908 through the union of the Church of the Nazarene, based in California; the Association of Pentecostal Churches, a New England group; and the Holiness .
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