Don Ward Moyers, 76, of Hillsboro, a former longtime Baker City resident, died March 16, 2007, at his home.
His memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hillsboro Presbyterian Church.
Don was born Aug. 2, 1930, at South Gate, Calif. He was the younger of two children born to Clifford and Margurrite Garneau Moyers. He was raised and educated in the greater Los Angeles area.
Don enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1946 and was honorably discharged in 1947 as a private first class. Don had worked in the aerospace industry all of his life. He was a missile inspector and had worked for several big defense companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Kellogg. He lived most of his life at Lompoc, Calif.
Upon retirement in 1992, he moved to Baker City. He enjoyed collecting model cars and raising his roses. He was an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous and hosted many meetings in Baker City for 14 years. He loved animals, especially his dog, Newman, and his cat, Oscar.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his sister and brother-in-law, June and Bill Weaver of Spokane, Wash.; his son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Chris Moyers of Hillsboro; his daughter, Teri Haug of Anaheim, Calif.; his daughter and son-in-law, Maggie and Todd Knowlton of Lompoc, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Humane Society.
Westside Cremation and Burial Service is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 23, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor