Henry Theodore Radford, 78, a Seattle, Wash. resident, passed away on Feb. 27, 2014, at his home. He was born on March 27, 1935, to Henry Forest Radford and Marian Theodora (Quinn) Radford at Hoquiam General Hospital in Hoquiam, Wash.
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Born to Claude and Vera Whiteman Lee on March 8, 1936, in Centralia, Wash., Gary passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Growing up he attended Centralia schools and Centralia Community College. In 1956 he transferred to Central Washington College graduating in 1958 with a BS in Education. In 1958 he married Rosemarie Davis. They later divorced. In 1978 he married Linda Chesley Cobbs who survives at the family home in Cosmopolis. Gary taught in the secondary school system for 30 years, two years at Ridgefield and 28 years at Willapa Valley where he also coached all sports and in 1968 he started and coached the wrestling program. He retired in 1988 but due to his love of teaching spent 14 years at Grays Harbor College. Gary was a long-standing member of the Cosmopolis Lions Club and passionate about Lionism and what it stands for. In 2006, he became a WSU Master Gardener sharing his love and knowledge of dahlias. Gary was a well-respected member of the education system and the communities where he lived. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Linda Childers and Connie Herrold and three grandchildren. Besides his wife of 36 years he is survived by his brother Stephen Lee of Adna, a son Dennis Lee (Becky) of Riverton, Utah, a daughter Amy Lee of Long Beach, a stepson Nathan Cobbs (Laura) of Racine, Wis., four stepdaughters, Denise Bryant of Ocean Shores, Wash., Debby Helm and Diane Farbo (John) both of Orofino Idaho, and Donna Johnson (Jim) of Tumwater, Wash., 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held at the Cosmopolis Lions Club, 601 2nd Street Cosmopolis beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31.
Charles R. Revel, 88, of Cosmopolis, has gone to be with his one and only love, Mary Alice. He passed away Saturday evening, July 19, 2014.
Former Vancouver resident Joseph James Mackey, 82, of Aberdeen, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen, Wash. Joe was born Dec. 23, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Joseph and Martha Mackey. He was raised in Philly by his mother Martha and step-father Walter Travis. Joe attended John Bartram High School and during the summer months he would go with his mother to work at the famous Busch’s Restaurant in Sea Isle City, N.J. He played semi-pro football in Cape May, N.J.
Georgia Lynn Simpkins, 62, longtime Harborite and 1969 graduate of Weatherwax High School, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash.
Lester A. Selin, 92, a lifetime Aberdeen resident, was reunited with his beloved wife, Maxine, for eternity on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
Lucille E. Lasell, 96, lifelong resident of the Harbor, died at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She was born Aug. 1, 1917, in Tacoma, Wash., the daughter of James L. and Mollie C. (Weinland) Morgan.
Robin Roy Raynor passed away at his home in Ocean Shores, Wash., on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. He was 67. Robin was born in Tacoma, Wash., on Aug. 23, 1946, to Reuben and Irma Raynor. He was raised in the Pacific Northwest and graduated from high school in the Dalles, Ore.
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Betty Lois Miller passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Raymond. She was 94.
George O. Rabideau, 92, of Ocean Shores, Wash., went home peacefully to be with his savior and with his loving wife Pat, on April 27, 2014.
Lanny DeBacker, a lifelong Aberdeen resident passed away July 20, 2014 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Bill Hooper was born in Grays Harbor on Sept. 12, 1950, to Dean and Leana Hooper. He passed away on July 13, 2014. Bill graduated from Montesano High School in 1969, then joined the Army Special Forces, and later went on to work for Weyerhaeuser until they closed. When he passed he was a driver for Horizon Medical Transport.