Carl Douglas Fleming, 40, of Newberg and Halfway, died Aug. 30, 2005, as the result of a motor vehicle accident near Halfway.
There will be a gathering of family and friends to celebrate Carl’s life later this month. The date and time will be announced.
Carl was born on Feb. 9, 1965, at Santa Cruz, Calif., to Jimmy Dale and Carla Sue Caskey Fleming. He spent most of his growing up years at Santa Cruz, graduating from Monte Vista High School in 1983. He was a gifted athlete and after graduation he played baseball for a year in college.
Carl and Monique met in 1988 and were married on March 3, 1991. They had two children: James and Casey. Carl worked most of his life as an equipment operator.
In 1995, the family moved to Newberg. It was after the move to Newberg that Carl became an avid hunter and fisherman, with the help of his friend and mentor, Gary Star. These last several years, Carl had enjoyed coming to Halfway to hunt. He was in the process of moving to the Halfway area at the time of his death. He had just gained employment with the Pine Valley Ranch at Halfway.
Carl will always be remembered for his love of family, friends, the outdoors and his great sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife, Monique; sons James and Casey; and his sister, Katee.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jimmy, who died in 1997, and Carla, who died in May 2005; and a brother, Trevor, who died in 1986.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 9, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor