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Donald D. Creech

July 1, 1936 - October 18, 2016

Donald D. Creech, 80, of Applegate, Ore. passed away peacefully October 18, 2016 at Highland House Nursing and Rehab Center in Grants Pass, Ore. He was born July 1, 1936 to Cecil and Elizabeth Creech in Chehalis, Wash.

At the age of eighteen Donald joined the United States Air Force for three years before being honorably discharged. From an early age Donald had an affinity for everything outdoors and could often be found fishing or hunting. He possessed the gift of a green thumb and enjoyed woodworking as he spent his life devoted to becoming a master carpenter.

He was a loving husband, grandpa, and father. Donald married the love of his life Nina Kaye Long in 1977 in Chico, Calif. and in 1978 they moved to Oregon.

Donald is survived by his five sons, Robert Bosserman, James Bosserman, Donald D. Creech Jr., John C. Creech, and Ronald L. Creech; two sisters, Janet Williams and Elizabeth Peters; granddaughters, Shawna M. Creech, Tamika L. Funk, Arrisha L. Petsche, Kristen M. Creech, and Heather C. Orlikowski; grandson, Michael Creech; great-granddaughters, Sophia Thorpe and Skyla R. Orlikowski; and great-grandsons, Hunter Thorpe and Landon J. Orlikowski. Donald was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nina; his beloved sister, Donna; and his parents, Cecil and Elizabeth.

At his request no service will be held.