Eugene Richard Power
Eugene Richard Power, 78, of Summerville, died Sunday at a foster care home. A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Summerville Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Daniels Chapel of the Valley.
Mr. Power was born March 25, 1928, to Mason E. and Lennett E. Moorlock Power in California.
He had a brain disorder from the age of 7, but loved collecting various belt buckles, playing baseball with his brothers, eating candy and bowling, and he was bat boy for his brother’s team. He attended the Summerville Baptist Church.
Survivors include his brother, Thomas Power of Fallon, Nev., numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert Power, Cecil Power and Emmitt Power; and sisters, Sara E. Alexander, Lucille Abbott and Nora Ann Dusi.
Those who wish may make contributions in his memory to the Summerville Baptist Church in care of Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh Street, La Grande 97850.
The Observer, La Grande, Oregon – Obituaries for the week ending Oct.. 28, 2006, Published: October 30, 2006