Baylis O. Youngblood
Baylis O. Youngblood, age 85, died peacefully on May 6 at his home in Oregon City, Oregon. Born December 9, 1932 in Portland, Oregon to Harley O. Youngblood and Beaulah P. Fanning Youngblood. He lived in Southwest Portland until moving with his family to a farm on the Clackamas River in Oregon City.
In 1951, he joined the US Marine Corps and served in the Korean War until its armistice and was honorably discharged in 1954. Stationed at Camp Pendleton in southern California, Baylis lived in California for several years following his discharge.
Baylis met and married Marjorie L. Connor in 1958 in Garden Grove, California. In 1962, Mr. & Mrs. Youngblood moved to Oregon City, where they raised five children: Lowell, Gregory, Troy, William (Bill) and Scott. All five still reside nearby in Clackamas County. Baylis and Marjorie also have 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Baylis was preceded in death by Marjorie after 47 years of marriage in 2005. His eldest brother, Harley O. Youngblood died in 2017. Baylis is survived by his elder brother, Donzel Youngblood of American Fork, Utah.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 21st at 1:30pm at Willamette National Cemetery on Mt. Scott Boulevard in Southeast Portland.