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Eldred Millard Grizzell

April 15, 1942 ~ April 10, 2014


by: CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Eldred GrizzellEldred Millard Grizzell, 71, passed away at his home in Prineville, on Thursday April 10, 2014. At his request there will be no public services.

He was born on April 15, 1942 to Eldred and Edith (Cook) Grizzell in Los Angeles, Calif.

He served in the U.S. Navy and later received an honorable discharge. He later married Melva (Quillen).

He worked at Fred Meyer warehouse, as a shoe cobbler, hair dresser and bought and sold properties. He loved hunting, fishing and reloading ammo. He also owned a hunting ranch in Kimberly, called “Hidden Springs Ranch.” He moved to Prineville in 2004.

He is survived by his wife Melva of Prineville, three sons, Tom Joiner in Gresham, Ore., Jerry Joiner in California, Eric Grizzell in Boring, Ore.; one daughter, Elizebeth Miller of Prineville; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society through Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 185 N.E. 4th street, Prineville, OR, 97754. (541)416-9733.