|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1959|
|Death: ||Nov. 1, 2010|
PENDLETON — Richard Mesplay passed away on Nov. 1, 2010, at OHSU from complications of a prolonged illness.
Mesplay was born Jan. 2, 1959 in Portland to William F. Mesplay and Laural C. Mesplay.
He worked at Lippert Components, Inc., in Pendleton as a welder and metal fabricator. He loved fishing, hunting, mushroom picking, cooking for friends and family, being outdoors and hanging out with friends and family. He was a member of a 12-step program and was instrumental in helping others with the recovery process.
He was preceded in death by both his parents and a sister, Debra L. Mesplay. He is survived by son, Kevin Mesplay of Portland; a former wife Nicole Byrd of Portland; sisters Theresa Mesplay of Spokane, Wash., Nannette Dean of Portland and Leann Wood of Portland; brothers William F. Mesplay of Pendleton, Robert R. Mesplay of Boise, Idaho and Jon Allen; two neices and a nephew.
A family service was held in Portland on Nov. 4 and a service for friends in the Pendleton area will be held at a time and date yet to be determined.
Note: Obit taken from the East Oregonian Friday November 6, 2010
Created by: Kim & Bill Wilson
Record added: Nov 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61216993