|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1933|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 2007|
JUNCTION CITY - A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at First Christian Church in Junction City for Edwin LeRoy "Eddie" DeBates of Junction City. He died of cancer Feb. 14 at age 73.
He was born June 4, 1933, in Albia, Iowa, to Marion and Beatrice Wolfe DeBates. He married Doris Hamel on May 7, 1955, in Cheshire.
He served in the Army from 1953 to 1955. He was a retired farm mechanic.
Survivors include three children, Kim Harrison of Junction City, Rebecca Crowson of Monroe and Kevin of Cheshire; four sisters, Barbara Long and Linda Tharp, both of Eugene, Beverly Blanton of Junction City and Pat Bowman of California; two brothers, Richard of Eugene and Herb of Junction City; a half brother, David DeBates; two half sisters, Laura DeBates and Carolyn DeBates; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. His wife died April 30, 1991.
Private family burial will be in Rest Lawn Memorial Park in Junction City. Arrangements by Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City. Remembrances to Junction City Fire and Rescue or Cascade Hospice.
Rest Lawn Memorial Park
Created by: Gare Kunert Allen
Record added: Feb 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17971341
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