Arthur W. Hooper, 70, Madras, a former longtime Richland resident, died Sunday, November 23, 1980, at the Mountain View Hospital in Madras.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Christian Church in Richland, with the Rev. Chester Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland.
Mr. Hooper was born in Richland on October 31, 1910, to Gordon and Lura Hoover. He attended school in Richland and had been a member of the Christian Church in Richland since 1940. He farmed in the Richland area from 1937 to 1960. He then worked in construction in Oregon until his retirement in 1975 when he moved to Madras. He married M. Winifred Weir in Baker on June 9, 1937.
Survivors include his wife, M. Winifred Hoover of Madras; Six daughters, Lucille Humphrey of Coburg, W. Jean Barkhurst of Puyallup, Wash., Darlene Hampton and Juanita DeBois, both of St. Helens, Catherin Barker and Ruth Lewis, both of Beaverton; a son, Harland of The Dalles, and 16 grandchildren.
Baker Democrat Herald – – November 25, 1880.