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Kenneth Moyse Geiger Jr.

1956 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Kenneth Moyse Geiger Jr. Obituary
KENNETH MOYES GEIGER JR. 1956-2014 Ken passed in his sleep April 14, 2014 at his home in Redding after battling cancer over the past year. Ken was born July 16, 1956 in Eureka, California to proud parents Kenneth Sr. and Marion Geiger. In 1969 the family moved to Oroville where Ken worked the family rice business and attended Central School in Oroville. Ken grew up skiing on Lake Oroville with the family boat purchased in 1959. Ken loved rebuilding the boat over the years for fishing and skiing on Shasta Lake with all the people who touched his life. Ken was known as the "Geiger Counter" in high school because of his passion for football and received much recognition and scouting but ultimately chose to go to college. He graduated from Oroville High School in 1974. He graduated from Chico State in 1978 with a BA in Agriculture and Business. He worked for Bank of America for fifteen years and was in Citrus Heights, Fall River, and Redding. Then he worked for Union Bank in Redding. The last ten years he was in business and loan consulting. He served on the consulting board for Prairie Creek State Park in Orick. He was Mason and a Shriner in Redding. Ken had a way about him that drew people to him. He was able to make people feel at ease and comfortable in both his professional and personal life. Ken touched so many lives. Ken was a member of the Asphalt Cowboys since 1999 and awarded Top Hand in 2009. He enjoyed participating in all the events the Asphalt Cowboys provided for the community. Ken leaves behind his parents Ken Sr. and Marion Geiger, his sister Jan Passmore, nieces Samantha Carter, Annalise Passmore, nephews Christopher Passmore and Scott Gilbert, great nephew Drew Bisson, who was born on Ken's birthday and great niece, Alexis Gillies and his fianc‚e Rhonda Einck.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 30, 2014
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