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Eldon Wayne Terrill

October 16, 1951 - November 22, 2013


Eldon Terrill passed away at the age of 62, on November 22, 2013 at his home in Boring, Oregon.

He was born on October 16, 1951 in Canyonville, Oregon to parents Lawrence Terrill and Bertha (Smith) Terrill.

In 1952 The family moved back to Sandy, OR., where he lived until 1970, when he enlisted in the U.S. Army. Eldon’s service took him to Korea then to FortHood, Texas where he finished his service.

Elson married Betty Foust on January 28, 1974 in Austin, TX. They divorced in 1986 and Eldon moved back to Sandy, OR.

Eldon is survived by a step-daughter Patricea White of Temple, TX., daughters, Rebecca (Terrill) Nations of Hutto, TX., Shawon (Terrill) Owen, of Round Rock, TX. Siblings Elaine Overton of Sandy, OR. Shirley (Terrill) Barstad of Estacada, OR. Don Terrill and Norman Terrill of Sandy, OR. 4 grandsons and 1 grand-daughter, all in Texas.

He was preceded in death by his father Lawrence and mother Bertha, a brother Melvin Terrill of Portland, OR, a grandson Justin Loyde Kovarna of Texas.

A service will be held at 3:00 Friday, January 3, 2014 at Willamette National Cemetery. Entry into the cemetery must be before 2:45 as the gates close at that time.