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McCubbin, William Everett – Obituary

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Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon

Friends Mourn Everett McCubbin

Memorial services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel for William Everett McCubbin who passed away on Thursday, November 30, 1967 at the Wallowa Memorial hospital. Rev. Douglas T. Field officiated and Mrs. Gail Swart was organist. Mrs. Rachel Ann Sutphin sang “Peace I Leave With You.”

Casket bearers were: Maurice Weaver, Jim Hombel, Bill Poulson, Glen McElroy, Bill Ferguson and Jerry Weaver, and internment was in the Enterprise cemetery.

Son of William and Maud McCubbin, he was born at Lostine on October 11, 1903. On November 19, 1924 he was married at Wallowa to Florence E. Burleigh who survives him. He had lived in Wallowa County nearly all his life and was a barber in Enterprise. He had been ill health for two months and a hospital patient for four days.

Survivors include his wife, Florence, and a daughter, Mrs. Robert J. (Bonnie) Miller, both of Enterprise; one son Gerald of Eugene; his mother, Mrs. Maud Swearingen of Enterprise; one step-brother, John Swearingen of Hermiston, and seven grandchildren.

Those from out of-of-the-county attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. S.H. Burleigh, La Grande; Mrs. Doris Keiser, La Grande; Mr. and Mrs. John Swearingen and daughter, Jerry, from Hermiston; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ferguson, Pendleton; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hombel and daughter, Lynn, Spokane; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn McElroy, Irrigon; Mrs. Ida Burleigh, Irrigon; Mrs. Bob Plumber and daughter, Verene, from Medford; Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Darherty, Asotin; Mrs. Gayle Stockdale and daughter, Tracy, from Clarkston, Wash; Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Masterson, La Grande, and Mrs. Alma Thompson and son, Tommy, from Asotin, Wash.

Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, December 7, 1967.
Contributed by: Sue Wells

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