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Obituaries

John William Bradley

John William Bradley, 70, died July 31, 2013, in Bend.

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He was born Dec. 2, 1942, in Columbus, Ind., to Bessie and Marshall Bradley. He grew up in Indiana and served as a medic in the U.S. Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University.

He moved to Wilsonville and had his own landscape architecture business for about 40 years.

He was an avid outdoorsman and conservationist who raised pheasants and turned them loose in Dufur, Ore. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

Survivors include his daughters, Sarah Strohmeyer, of Waco, Texas, and Melody Zweigart, of Bend; sisters, Carolyn Trimpe, of Columbus, Ind., and Nancy Heath, of Mount Dora, Fla.; brother, Robert, of Las Vegas, Nev., and two grandchildren.

His brother Steven preceded him in death.

Donald Gibbons

Donald Gibbons, 88, died Aug. 6, 2013, in Canby.

He was born April 25, 1925, in Toledo to Charles and Marguerite Gibbons. He attended school in Oregon and went to Oregon State University. He served in the Pacific during World War IIWWII in the Pacific. He logged the forests of Oregon and worked at Oregon Steel Mills.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Donna, daughter, Deb; sons, Michael and Jeff; six grandchildren; and four great-granddaughters.

His daughter Peggy preceded him in death.

Private burial was at Skyline Memorial Gardens in Portland.

Earl Wayne Cox

Earl Wayne Cox, 69, died Aug. 12, 2013, in Canby.

He was born March 5, 1944, in El Paso, Texas to Earl and CoxVirginia Cox. He moved to Canby in 1956 and graduated from Canby High School in 1961.

On Oct. 12, 1968, he married Janis Whitman.

After serving four years in South Vietnam, he worked 38 ½ years for Safeway bakeries, retiring in 2005.

He was a member of the American Legion, Dusters Flying Club and Bethany Evangelical Free Church.

Survivors include his wife; daughter, Deandre Ward, of Reno Nev.; son, Trevor, of Sunderland, Vt.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. at Bethany Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association or Canby Firefighters.