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 Eldred Floyd Charley

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Eldred Floyd Charley

  • Birth 27 May 1918 Brownsboro, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
  • Death 13 Aug 1993 Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 59794431

Eldred's great-grandfather (Cassius Clay Charley) came to the Rogue Valley in 1852. The Charley family established the first Hereford herd in the Rogue Valley in 1915. Eldred's father (Floyd Sharpe Charley) started the first beef 4-H club. Eldred continued a family tradition of 4-H activity with a tractor club, gem and mineral club, and beef club.

During WWII, Eldred was in the Signal Corps, stationed in Puerto Rico.

Eldred married Iris Marvel Corcoran. Eldred and Iris had the following children: Glowrene, Jacqueline, Loyal william, Curtis Floyd, and Kevin Claus. In addition to thier children, Eldred and Iris raised 130 foster children during a 30-year period.

Eldred worked as a rancher and state weighmaster.

Eldred died at Providence Hospital & Medical Center.

The funeral for Eldred was at the Siskiyou Chapel, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford. Karen Oaks officiated with burial in Siskiyou Memorial Park.

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  • Created by: Bill Erickson
  • Added: 9 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59794431
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eldred Floyd Charley (27 May 1918–13 Aug 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59794431, citing Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford, Jackson County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Bill Erickson (contributor 47234739) .