Edwin Robert Conant

February 23, 1923 - July 12, 2014 -

Edwin Robert Conant, 91, died July 12, 2014, in Woodburn.

He was born Feb. 23, 1923, in Eugene to Edwin and Ferne Conant. He grew up and attended schools in Eugene.

He joined the military in 1943-1945 in Italy, loading bombs on planes. He was a member of North Marion Community Church.

Survivors include his sons, Bob Jr., Bill and Thom, and daughter, Bev.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 26, at 3 p.m. at North Marion Community Church with the Rev. Brian Ricketts officiating. Burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery.