Doud, Darald “Red” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

Darald “Red” Doud, 62, of Baker City, died March 8, 2002, at his home after a short illness.

There will be a celebration of life memorial service later this spring.
“Red” was born in a log cabin at Promise on June 30, 1940, to Ira Lorenzo and Nellie Angie Williams Doud.

He was raised and educated at Summerville and then joined the U.S. Army. He served for two years as a gun mechanic. After the service, he met his future wife, Kathy, in Elgin. They were married on Jan. 29, 1965, at Weiser, Idaho, and had 37 years together.

His career was spent in the sawmill industry, and they traveled to many areas, always upgrading his position. He retired as the sawmill maintenance superintendent for Ellingson Lumber Co. He always took great pride in his work.

The pride of his life was his wife, Kathy, his children and grandchildren. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed the outdoors.

After retirement, he and Kathy moved to Richland where they spent 12 years. They moved to Baker City in August of last year.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenzo and Nellie; and a brother, Richard.

Survivors include his wife Kathy; son, Mark Doud of Baker City; daughter, Angela Winchester, and son-in-law, George Winchester, of Baker City; six grandchildren, Matthew Doud, Tristian Streeter, Kecia and Tanner Davis and Eddy and Bret Winchester; two brothers, Carl and David Doud; two sisters, Della and Carol; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lonnie Armon, Lowell and Donna Armon, Robert and Mary Trump and Dallas and Rosina Armon; and numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Feed the Elk Foundation through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 15, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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