Monte Gene Ring

Monte Gene Ring, beloved son, brother, and friend to many, 39, of Eagle Point, Ore., passed away Friday, April 24, 2009.

Monte was born Sept. 8, 1969, to Michael and Ida Ring. He worked as an artist and creator of Native American works of art and had an education in Forest Conservation. In his freetime he enjoyed playing music with his friends and family.

Monte is survived by his parents; sisters, Ruth Kathleen Dee, Patricia Ann Gallagher, and Karen Marie Blank; brothers, George William Ring, III, Youvani Humberto Ring, Bill Dee, Joe Gallagher, and Michael Blank; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, JB Wyatt and George Ring, Jr.; and grandmother, Frances Ring.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at Conger-Morris Central Point from 5:00-7:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 30, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Eagle Point, Ore., at 1:00 p.m.