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Dale B. Killingsworth, 51, of Madras, died Jan. 5, 2005, as the result of a car accident on Highway 97.
His memorial service will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Madras.
He was born on Dec. 31, 1953, at Colfax, Wash., to Kenneth and Margorie Beckley Killingsworth. He married his wife, Mickey, on June 26, 1976, at Halfway.
Dale attended grade school at Benge, Wash. He attended junior high at Corvallis and was a graduate of Wheeler High School. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in agriculture engineering and technology from Oregon State University at Corvallis.
He and his wife moved to Madras in 1978 from the Tri-Cities. He was employed by Keith Manufacturing as a sawyer and welder.
He was a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau as well as the Jefferson County Livestock Association. He had been a Jefferson County 4-H leader for 27 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mickey of Madras; his mother, Margorie Killingsworth of Washington; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Carol Killingsworth of Spokane, Wash.; sisters and their husbands, Shirley and John McLean of Coulee City, Wash., Carol and Rick Killingsworth of Fall City, Wash., and Jeannie and Dan Gullett of Prineville; brothers-in-law, Andrew Greener of Halfway and Jack Greener of Fort Worth, Texas; mother-in-law, E.J. Greener of Halfway; nieces and their husbands, Tammy and John Hossfield of Seattle, Wash., and Lisa and Trevor Quinlan of Prineville, and Ruth McLean of Spokane, Wash.; nephews, Don Gullett of Missoula, Mont., and Ted McLean of Spokane, Wash., and Lance Rottger; grandnieces, Laccee and Tyce Harris, both of Prineville; grandnephews, Brady Hossfeld of Seattle, Wash., and Ethan Gullett and Bubba Harris, both of Prineville.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Farm Bureau, the Jefferson County 4-H Youth Programs or the Jefferson County Food Bank.
The Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home of Madras is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 14, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor