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Ervin George Weathers

Ervin George Weathers

A memorial service for Ervin "Erv" George Weathers, 93, of Lakeside will be held Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. at North Bend Chapel, 2014 McPherson with Pastor Mike Barnard officiating. A reception will follow at the Lakeshore Lodge, 290 S. 8th in Lakeside. Cremation will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay.

Erv was born March 14, 1913 in Joplin, Mo., the son of Gilbert and Anna (Scott) Weathers. He passed away on October 13, 2006 in Reedsport, Ore.

Erv married Gladys (Goodwin) March 4, 1968 in Reno, Nev. They were residents and operated E&G Rock Crushing in Medford for many years prior to moving to Lakeside to be closer to family. Erv was a charter member of the Toledo Elks Club and member of the Jackson County Horseman's Association. He was an eternal optimist with a zest for life, an avid sportsman and beloved husband and father. At various stages in his 93 year life, he was a cowboy, sawmill worker, dump trucker, State Highway partolman, rock crushing contractor, commercial fisherman and ostrich rancher. When he was 16, he "rode the rods" on a freight train from New Mexico to Oregon. He loved to travel, garden, prospect and ride horses.

Erv is survived by his children, Mo Weathers and his wife, Lois of Clackamas, Darwin Weathers and his wife, Penny of Central Point, Gary Weathers and his wife, Robin of Shady Cove, Denise Kiesow and her husband, Jeff of Reedsport and Daron Weathers and his wife, Alice of Lakeside; sister, Esther Weathers of Mill City; brothers, Joe Weathers of Albany, Gordon Weathers of Marcola, Wilbur Weathers of Coos Bay, Kenny Weathers of Bend and Dillard Weathers of Springfield; his former wife, Midge Freitas of Reedsport; 6 grandchildren; — great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Gladys; sister, Ruth Gerard; and brothers, Allen, Wallace, Basil and Obert Weathers.

Arrangments are under the direction of North Bend Chapel. 541-756-0440.

Ervin George Weathers