Hugh Francis “Waddy” Waddell, 92, of Baker City, died Sept. 12, 2007, in Winnemucca, Nev.
There will be no formal services. The family wants you to remember “Waddy” with a warm smile.
Hugh was born in Riverside, Calif., on April 13, 1915. He was in the United States Army from 1945-1947 in the Army of Occupation stationed in Korea.
Hugh was employed with Pacific Bell Telephone Company in Southern California for 35 years, retiring in 1972 to Richland to enjoy his outdoor dream of hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Eagle Valley Grange in Richland. In 1994 he and his wife, Eunice, moved to Baker City.
Friends, neighbors and family recently helped Hugh and Eunice celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary where many remembered Hugh’s special love of gardening and his generous sharing of each year’s harvest.
He is survived by his beloved wife Eunice; their two daughters, Linda Miller and her husband Gary of Fredericksburg, Texas, and Gail Brake and her husband George of Grass Valley, Calif.; granddaughter Allison Miller of San Diego; niece Terry Morrison and her husband Chuck of Norco, Calif.; nephew Donald Doss and his friend Marge Cole; and niece Marguerite Doss of Riverside, Calif.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 17, 2007
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor