June 28, 1920 - November 20, 2010
Richard C. Lind of Corvallis passed away Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at the age of 90. He was born in Corvallis, the son of Frank O. and Hilda Pearson Lind. He attended school in Corvallis and graduated from Corvallis High School in 1938. He began his college education at Oregon State, and received his degree from University of Oregon in 1943. He was a member of the Reserve Officer Training Corps, and upon graduation served with the 99th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medals for his service during the Battle of the Bulge. After his return to Corvallis, Richard married Jessie Rowe on Oct. 2, 1948, in Carlton. Together they had four sons. Richard owned and operated Cascade Vending Service until his retirement in 1994. Richard was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church. He was very active in Boy Scout Troop 2 with his sons and enjoyed many activities with them. One of the most memorable was climbing to the summit of the Middle Sister. He enjoyed hiking, backpacking, square and round dancing, and spending time at the family’s cabin in central Oregon. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Lind; and sisters, Elsie Rodin and Mary Hagland. Survivors include his wife, Jessie Lind; sons Philip Lind of Albany, and Daniel Lind, Douglas Lind and Brian Lind, all of Corvallis; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A private memorial service will be held. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in care of DeMoss-Durdan Funeral Home, 815 N.W. Buchanan Ave., Corvallis, OR 97330.
Richard C. Lind of Corvallis passed away Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at the age of 90. He was born in Corvallis, the son of Frank O. and Hilda Pearson Lind. He attended school in Corvallis and graduated from Corvallis High School in 1938.... View Obituary & Service Information
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