Joseph Thomas Edison Carper, 83, of Anderson, California, passed away April 3, 2000 at his home.
He was born September 20, 1916, in Promise. He wasa a logger by occupation and worked in the shipyards during WWII. He married Evelyn Trotter, March 5, 1940, in Lewiston, Idaho.
Survivors include one son Richard Moore of Caldwell, Idaho; daughters, Caroyl Moore of Valley Springs, California, Novella Greggs of Anderson, California, and Maxine Poole of Bend; two brothers, Rober Carper of Joseph and Orville Carper of Lostine; sisters, Edna Beardsley of Washington, Sadie Lyon of Cove, Bertie Prince and Leona Collins of Wallowa, Elsie, Stroope of New Mexico, and Shirley Doud of Lostine; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn in 1994, as well as parents Walter and Lula Barton Carper and sister Mary Patterson.
A memorial service for both Joseph and Evelyn Carper will be held May 29, 2000, at the 100F Hall in Wallowa, with burial in the Lostine Cemetery.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, May 4, 2000 page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor