William Glen Travis Sr.
William Glen Travis, Sr.
The funeral service for Mr. Travis will be Friday, March 14, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Ron McKay officiating. A committal service will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford. Visitation will be Thursday, March 13, 2008 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Conger~Morris Medford Chapel, 715 W. Main St. (541) 772-7111.
Mr. Travis, 89, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, March 8, 2008 in Medford.
He was born January 26, 1919 in Enterprise, Ore., to parents, William H. "Slim" and Tillie Travis. He spent his adult life in the Applegate Valley and Jacksonville area, moving to the area March 17, 1947. On July 6, 1946 in Reno, Nev., he married Wilma M. Jensen, who preceded him in death in 2005.
Mr. Travis served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He retired from United Grocers after more than twenty years of service with the company.
Mr. Travis enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and especially his time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his three sons and their wives, Clyde and Stephanie of Portland, William and Nancy of the Applegate Valley, and Boyd and Linda of Rogue River; a sister, Jessie McKeag of Rocklin, Calif.; six grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.