Merle Edward Hitchcock
Merle Edward Hitchcock passed away January 30, 2014 in Springfield, Ore. He was born June 4, 1929 in Martinez, Calif. to Merle M. and Evelyn Hitchcock. He and his wife, Margaret, were married December 24, 1954 in Germany. He served in the U.S. Army. Merle was self-employed until his retirement and he was an avid fisherman and hunter.
He is survived by his son, Peter Hitchcock; daughter-in-law, Marjorie Hitchcock; and granddaughters, Amanda Hitchcock and Rhonda Terry. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Hitchcock.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2014 at Perl Funeral Home. Chaplain Mark Dalton will officiate.