W. Cawthron, age 94, of Scio passed away on July 1, 2010. He was
born on January 25, 1916 in Berryville, Arkansas to Deck and
Hattie (Sanders) Cawthron. He had 4 sisters and 2 brothers. He
served in the U.S. Army for 5 years during the Battle of Bulge.
In June of 1943 he married Mary Ellen McFarland in Fresno,
California. After Serving in the Army they moved to Roseburg,
OR. They had 1 daughter. They made their home in Scio in 1964.
He enjoyed farming their 100 acre farm where he raised cattle
and hogs. He retired from Stayton Canning (Norpac) in 1982. He
also enjoyed gardening.
is survived by his daughter Judy Blair of Scio, 4 grandchildren;
Rob Kobel of Lebanon, Tina Lewis of Sweet Home, Mary
Wyman of Scio and Julia Calkins of Lebanon, 8 great
grandchildren and 2 great - great grandchildren a brother Roland
of Mt. Grove, Mississippi, and Aunt Lucille Sanders of Roseburg,
OR and numerous nieces and nephews. He
was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary, 4 sisters 1
brother and a grandson.
will be at Weddle Funeral Services in Stayton on Wednesday July
7, 2010 9:00am to 5:00 p.m., Graveside Services will be held at
Miller Cemetery in Scio on Thursday July 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
Bring your favorite dish for potluck at the residence 40650
Larwood Dr., Scio following the Service.
entrusted to Weddle Funeral