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Obituary: Jimmie Don Cheatham

March 9, 1949-Aug. 11, 2006

Troutdale resident Jimmie Don Cheatham, 57, died Friday, Aug. 11, in Troutdale. No formal service will be held.

Jimmie was born March 9, 1949, in Condon to Kenneth and Marge (Walker) Cheatham. He graduated from Gresham High School.

In 1966, Jimmie married Diannia Lewis. They later divorced. He worked as a garbage man for Emco in Portland for 16 years.

Jimmie enjoyed muzzle loading, guns, cannons and reading.

Survivors include his son, Jimmie Cheatham II of Clackamas; daughter, Jennifer Howerton-Smith of Portland; brothers, Jeff Cheatham of Gresham, John Cheatham of Clackamas and Jerry Cheatham of Hillsboro; sister, Judi Irving of Gresham; and four grandchildren.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.