Walking On -- George W. McEachran III

George W. McEachran III

July 8, 1948 – Nov. 30, 2017

Tribal Elder George W. McEachran III, 69, was born July 8, 1948, in Portland, Ore., and walked on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in Grand Ronde, Ore.

His parents were George Wilber McEachran Jr. of Coalwood, Mont., and Bernice Vera Howe of Grand Ronde.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Dean McEachran, who died on July 4, 1983, in Portland, Ore.

He is survived by a sister, Barbara Jean Danforth (McEachran) and her husband, Allen; and nieces, Amy Elizabeth Danforth and her son, Trey Norton, and Sara Rose Johnson and her husband, Jeremy, and daughter, Arabella.

His family thanks the Grand Ronde community for its help and support given to George as he was his happiest living at Grand Ronde.

A sharing of memories and celebration of life with veterans’ honors will be held at noon Friday, Jan. 12, at the Elders Activity Center, 48940 Blacktail Drive.

Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.