J.W. McBeth

April 18, 1963 ~ September 29, 2013

J.W. McBeth, 50, passed away on Sept. 29, 2013 in Prineville, Ore. A memorial service will be held at Powell Butte Cemetery on Oct. 5, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. for all family and friends.

J.W. was born to Gene and Lois (Phelps) McBeth on April 18, 1963 in Portland, Ore. He started his grade school education in Cloverdale, Ore. and later transferred to Redmond, Ore. He attended seventh grade through graduation in Crook County. J.W. was an athlete who excelled in football and wrestling.

After graduating high school he was a mill worker and spent several years in community service. On Aug. 2, 1988 J.W. welcomed his only child, Michael into the world. J.W. enjoyed spending his time watching professional football, and his favorite team was the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also enjoyed watching his son and nieces participate in their extracurricular sporting activities.

On Aug. 26, 2011, J.W. married his soul mate and love of his life, Jennifer Cove of Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.

J.W. is survived by his wife Jennifer, his son Michael, mother Lois, two brothers Kenny and Honk (Tammy), and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

J.W. was proceeded in death by his father Gene.

Whispering Pines Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.