Rick L Spackman

June 11, 1952-Nov. 23, 2013-

Rick L. Spackman died Nov. 23, 2013. He was 61. He was born June 11, 1952 in Walla Walla, Wash., to Patricia and Jay Spackman. He married Leslie A. Spackman July 29, 2011.

He spent most of his childhood and early teenage years in Nebraska and he graduated from Lake Oswego High School. He entered the Army right after high school and served for nine years. Most recently, he worked for Blount Inc., Oregon Cutting Systems in Milwaukie.

He is survived by his wife, Leslie of Molalla; brother, John Spackman of St. Louis, Miss.; and children, Chris Spackman of Vancouver, Wash., Angela Spackman of Milwaukie, Nick Schier of Molalla, Heather Spackman of Molalla, and Cody Eberhart-Spackman of Molalla.

A memorial service was held Dec. 2, 2013. Place of burial is Willamette National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.