Jimmy Ralph Willard - Passed May 7, 2022

 

Last updated 5/17/2022 at Noon

Jimmy Ralph Willard, born in Le Flore, Oklahoma, to Ebb and Della Willard, passed away May 7, 2022, at his home in Sisters surrounded by his family. He was 86.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ida Mae (Davis); brother Phillip; daughters Rhonda Bellinger (Patrick) and Tina Brown; son Larry (Dana); six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Jim was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed lake fishing on the high lakes of Central Oregon and catfishing on Hugo Lake in Oklahoma. In his early years, he was active in the East Linn Masonic Lodge 44 and American Legion Santiam Post 51, both of Lebanon, Oregon. During the Korean war era, he served in the Army as a Specialist 4 in Transportation and was awarded an Expert Rifle medal before returning home to Stockton, California.

Jim had battled cancer since 2013 and developed a great partnership with the dedicated services and people of St. Charles Cancer Center in Redmond.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to the St. Charles Cancer Center at St. Charles Foundation, 2500 NE Neff Rd., Bend, OR 97701 or online at foundation.stcharleshealthcare.org/ways-give/donate.

 

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