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Roy Nevins

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Roy Milton Nevins

May 18, 1930 - May 26, 2014

Roy left this world peacefully and at home. He was born in Madera, California and graduated from San Jose State College. He was the first born to Evelyn and Roy Nevins.

He married his first wife, Fran Casey in 1952 and had his son, Ashley and his daughter, Teresa. In 1970, he married Jeanette Hoagland. They moved to Oregon in 1990 after his early retirement from teaching.

Roy enjoyed travel and was a lover and admirer of all types of art. He was known for the unique tables that he made.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette; son: Ashley Nevins; daughter: Teresa Shackelford; 4 grandchildren: Ivy Chincarini, Nicole Nevins, & Hope and Anna Shackelford; sister: Nadine Padilla; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

At Roy's request, there will be no services and the family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Willamette Valley Hospice, 1015 3rd St. NW, Salem, OR 97304.

Crown Memorial Center, Salem assisted the family with arrangements.

Published in StatesmanJournal on June 1, 2014
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Crown Memorial Center - Salem
412 Lancaster Drive NE Salem, OR 97301
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