David C. D. Staten

In loving memory of David C. D. Staten, 23, of Portland, Oregon, who passed away July 13, 2010, in Portland. David (also known as D.D.) was born in Medford, Oregon, on September 19, 1986, and grew up in the Rogue Valley. A gifted musician, extremely talented at the art of making music, David moved to the Portland area and played with the Portland band, Railer, from 2004 through 2009, and the Portland band, Injekted, from 2009 until his passing. He was also a carpenter who enjoyed working with his hands, whether it was restoring historic buildings, or building a deck for a friend.

David is survived by his father, Jesse Staten; mother, Kristine Kellogg-Garrison; stepmother, Betsy Staten; stepfather, Randy Garrison; sister, Kayla Staten, brother, Jesse Staten, Jr.; stepbrother, Paul Peters; and stepsisters, Christina Taylor, Audi Peters, and Lupe Peters. David also leaves behind many beloved grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews, along with his many friends, who were like family to him. He will be missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service is to be held at a later date to be announced.