Jerry W. Parton, 60, of Gold Hill, Ore., passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013. He was born February 19, 1952.

He drove school bus for Central Point District 6 for many years. He loved gardening, and fishing gave him great pleasure.

Jerry is survived by his mother, Donna Parton; wife, Robin DuVall; brothers, Allen, and Rod Giddens; sister, Deborah McKnight; daughter, Julie; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Parton; and brother, Gregory Parton.

A memorial is planned for Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Conger Morris Central Point Chapel, 800 S Front St., Central Point, OR with Pastor Fred DeVos officiating.