James Drake

22 November 2022

James "Jim" Drake, 75, of Duncan, passed away on November 22, 2022. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was the son of Ralph P. Drake and Hattie Heatherly Drake. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Drake, his children: Dr. Penny Drake, Cheryl Drake Ellis, James Eric Drake, Richard, Keller, Troy Keller, and Craig Keller. Other survivors include 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Keith Sims

26 April 1934 - 19 November 2022

Keith Sims passed away peacefully on Nov. 19, 2022, at his home in Georgetown, TX. Born in Pickford, Michigan on April 26, 1934, he grew up on a farm which instilled a hard work ethic, a desire to become a mechanical engineer and an even stronger desire to chart his course away from the farm.

John Leo Soileau, Jr.

6 July 1943 - 17 November 2022

John Leo Soileau, Jr. was born on July 6, 1943 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana and died on November 17, 2022 in Temple, Texas following a period of ill health. Leo is survived by his wife, Fiona, daughter Rebecca Robinson, her husband Michael and children Olivia and Cecily, and daughter Nina Matthews and her husband Russel.

Margaret Bird

14 November 2022

Margaret Bird, Killiney Dublin Ireland passed away on November 14, 2022, in the care of the Intensive Care Unit of St. Vincents University Hospital Dublin. Margaret and her husband Tony were residents of Abqaiq from 1980 until retirement in 2004 and were sadly missed by her two sons Colin and Trevor, relatives, and friends. Margret was deeply involved in the choir singing fraternity in Abqaiq. May she Rest in Peace.

Wallace Clay Chappell

6 February 1954 - 14 November 2022

On November 14, 2022, God gave Wallace Clay Chappell rest from his earthly labors. Born in Hohenwald, Tennessee, on February 6, 1954, Wallace was the second of four children of Jesse A. and Bertha Mays Chappell. His father, Jesse, and older brother, Andrew J. Chappell, preceded him in death.

Patricia Edna Oertley

9 October 1927 - 6 November 2022

Patricia Edna (Pat) Oertley, passed away peacefully in her Bend home, on Nov.6, 2022 at the age of 95. She was born in Pensacola, FL on Oct. 9, 1927, to Cecil and Virginia (Bufkin) Webb, and grew up through high school with her brothers Cecil Jr. and Jerry, and sister Virginia, in Tampa, FL. She has resided in central Oregon for 40 years, first in Sunriver, then Bend.

Frederick William Goff

22 June 1940 - 5 November 2022

Frederick William Goff passed away on November 5, 2022, in Austin, Texas embraced by the family he so generously loved to the very end. Anchored in his faith, Fred was devoted to his family, generously served his community for decades, and gave much to this world as a gifted engineer and leader.

David Davenport

13 February 1931 - 4 November 2022

Predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Stella Roselia (Buescher) Davenport, David (Dave) was survived by his sister, Frances Hartung, daughter Debra (Davenport) Schmidt (Robert), grandsons Jason and William Schmidt, and son Alan Davenport (Kathy), grandsons Eric and Kevin Davenport.

Don Larry Thompson

30 October 1952 - 27 October 2022

Don Larry "L.D." Thompson, 69, of Lumberton, passed away peacefully in his home Thursday, October 27, 2022. He was born on October 30, 1952, in Pasadena, to Lona Mae Cotton Thompson and D.C. Thompson.

Ruperto C. Velarde Jr.

21 September 1946 - 26 October 2022

We regretfully announce the passing of Engr. Ruperto C. Velarde, Jr., age 76, of Leesburg, Virginia on October 26, 2022. Ruperto was born on September 21, 1946, in Leyte, Philippines. He enjoyed playing chess with his children and his grandchildren. He graduated from Feati University with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

Phillip Lyons Sr.

22 November 1941 - 26 October 2022

Phillip "Bud" Lyons Sr, 80, of Alvin, Texas passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at The Phoenix Post-Acute in Texas City, Texas. Bud was born November 22, 1941, in Gueydan, LA to Joseph Bosman and Elder Marie (née Richard) Lyons. He graduated from Sulphur High School in 1959.

Richard Thorne Scully

15 April 1924 - 25 October 2022

Richard Thorne Scully, a longtime resident of Garrison, passed away on October 25, 2022, aged 98. Born on 15 April 1924, in New York City, Richard was a man of the world, with intellect and wit. He was a lover of classical music, animals and nature, and was singularly unimpressed with pretension or the trappings of success.