Richard 'Dick' Charles Brabham
January 27, 1936 - July 7, 2016
Richard, 80, passed away peacefully July 7, 2016 with family by his side at Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, Ore. He was born January 27, 1936 in Onalaska, Wash. to Charlie and Etta Brabham. He moved to Portland, Ore. in 1955, where his three children were born.
He was a machinist for Tektronix for 25 years until his retirement. He lived in Tillamook, Ore. for the next 30 years enjoying fishing, hunting, gardening, wood cutting, and travel.
He moved to Medford in 2014 to be closer to his son, daughter-in-law, and their family. He enjoyed travel and weekly family activities with his three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, who were the light of his life.
He is survived by his sons, Keith and his wife, Alison of Medford, Scot and his wife, Lori of Portland, Ore.; daughter, Ann of Reno, Nev.; four grandchildren, Jonathan and wife Jennifer, Stephanie, Geoffrey, and Aaron; two great-grandchildren, Lily and Desmond, a brother, Raymond and sister, Elizabeth.