Marty Ray Savely, 66, of Union died Sept. 20. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St. Burial will be in Los Molinas, Calif.
Mr. Savely was born Nov. 25, 1939, to Raymond Edward and Ella Rose Savely. He lived in Red Bluff, Calif., and married Norma Lee Lyford on July 1, 1956. They lived in Susanville, Calif., and moved to Union in 1993.
He worked at ranching, farming, hauling hay and driving logging trucks. He loved horses, horse trading and buying and selling anything. He enjoyed riding in the mountains, camping, hunting, drinking coffee with his buddies and talking on the phone.
Survivors include his children and their spouses, Shirley Savely and John and Deb Savely, all of Union, Marty Ray and Susan Savely of Kasilof, Alaska, and Shiela and Bob McGarva of Westwood, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and other relatives. His wife and a sister died earlier.
Flowers may be sent to Loveland Chapel.
The Observer Online-Obituaries For The Week Ending Sept. 30, 2006, Published: October 2, 2006