Duane Bert Whaley, 66, of Medford, Ore., passed away on Monday, September 26, 2011, at his home. He was born on August 11, 1945, in Medford,Ore.
Duane spent 20 years traveling with the Air Force, including Viet Nam, and retired in 1989, to move back to where he grew up here in the Rogue Valley. He was an avid outdoorsman.
He is survived by daughters, Heather Kirby, of Shreveport, La.; and Christina Davis, of Apple Valley, Calif.; nieces, Monique Rush, and Nichole Shaw, both of Medford, Ore.; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, and brother.
A graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at Memory Gardens Memorial Park, with Pastor Lee Gregory from Medford Neighborhood Church presiding. The family has asked in lieu of flowers please donate in Duane's name to Providence Hospice.