Joe C. Weathers

August 11, 1916 May 5, 2013

Mill City Joe, 96, died Sunday, May 5 in Stayton. He was born in Neosho, MO. Joe moved to Salem in 1932, also living in Portland, Toledo, Siletz, Monmouth, Independence, Bend from 1978 2007 when he moved to Mill City. He served in the US Navy during WWII.

Joe worked as a bulldozer operator most of his life and did a variety of occupations. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Portland, Oddfellows, Moose, and life member of the Elks. Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing, and metal detecting.  He married Rosa Formosa in Portland, she preceded him in death in 2002.

Joe is survived by brothers: Gordon Weathers of  Marcola, Wilbur Weathers of Coos Bay and Dillard Weathers of Springfield; and sister: Esther Stafford of Mill City. He was preceded in death by brothers: Basil, Ervin, Wallace, Obert, Allen, and Kenneth and sister: Ruth Gerard.

A memorial service will be Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the Oddfellows lodge in Stayton. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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