Robert W. Newham Jr.
November 18, 1941 – June 7, 2016
– Robert, 74, died June 7 in Stayton. He was born and grew
up in Portland. Robert served for 10 years in the US Navy
during the Vietnam War.After
the war, he worked as a sub-station operator for Bonneville
Power for 25 years, retiring in 1997.Robert moved to Lyons in 1978. He married Jean Ann
Meyer on April 30, 1961 in Vancouver, WA. Robert loved
animals, fishing and camping but his family was always first
in his life.
is survived by his wife: Jean of Lyons; father: Robert W.
Newham, Sr. of Pocatello, ID; daughters: Elizabeth (Kurt)
Syverson of Vancouver, WA, Christina (Mark) Waters of Scio
and Ann (Ron) Nagy of Stayton; brother: David Newham of Kings
City; sister: Marion Whitley of Pocatello, ID; 8 grandchildren
and 10 great-grandchildren.