Don Force, 75, currently of Grants Pass, died May 6, 2009 in Grants Pass.
Mr. Force previously resided in Prospect, Eagle Point and Central Point.
He was born April 12, 1934, in Medford, Ore., to Paul and Lillian Force. He married Vera Force on June 20, 1956, in Reno, Nev.
Mr Force worked for the Oregon State Highway Department. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, crossword puzzles and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his sons, Mike, Sr. (Julie) Force, of Kirkland, Wash., and Pat (Mindy) Force, of Eugene, Ore., a sister, Dorothy Clover; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera; a brother, Kenneth Force and a sister, Beverly Bishop.
The funeral service for Mr. Force was held in Medford at Hillcrest Memorial Park Chapel. Pastor Dwayne Robinson of Ashland First Baptist officiated. Memorial contributions may be made to Lovejoy Hospice.
Arrangements by Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary.