Union, Oregon

Richard Gene Limbaugh, 52, of Union died Nov. 4 at home. A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. today at the Union Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Limbaugh was born Jan. 17, 1954, and raised in Huntington. He graduated from Huntington High School. He was No. 51 on the Huntington Locomotives’ the famous eight-man football team, taking the state title many times. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad as an engineer from 1974 to 2002, when he took an early retirement.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, gardening, taking relaxing drives, visiting with his many friends and watching football with his dog, Beau.

Survivors include his father, Gene “Buck” Limbaugh of Kuna, Idaho; daughters and their spouses, Heather Limbaugh of Union and Tonya and Andy Dodge of Troy, Idaho; sisters and their spouses, Connie June and Darwin Gorrell of Filmona, Utah, Vicki Lynn and Rick Jones of Orofino, Idaho, and Denise Marie Roberts and Mark Evans of Kuna, Idaho; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris.

The Observer, Obituaries For The Week Ending Nov. 11, 2006, Published: November 11, 2006