Morley H. Pingle

Morley H. Pingle, 99, of Butte Falls, Ore., passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in the serene surroundings he loved at his ranch gazing over his fields of cattle and beautiful valley of tall trees.

Morley was born March 24, 1910, in Bothwell, Ontario, Canada, one of six children born to Harry and Florence(Reynolds) Pingle. He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Julia May(Hubbard) Pingle; and three children. He is survived by two daughters, Ellen Livingston, of Medford, Ore., and Morlene Atkinson, of San Clemente, Calif.; a son Allan Pingle, of Eagle Point, Ore.; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Morley was kind, generous and had a zest for life and a great sense of humor. He will be greatly missed. A celebration of life ceremony will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Memory Gardens Chapel. A reception will follow. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in Siskiyou Memorial Park, Medford, Ore. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to Jackson County 4H, 569 Hanley Rd., Central Point, OR 97502. Memory Gardens Memorial Park and Mortuary in care of arrangements.