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John William McMurtry
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Obituary for John William McMurtry

John William McMurtry passed away on July 25, 2017, in McMinnville, Oregon, six days shy of his 90th birthday.
John was born on July 31st, 1927 in Topeka, Kansas, to Harold George McMurtry and Princess Juanita Henry. He spent most of his youth in Venice, California.
During high school, he and his best friend joined the Navy and served during WWII. Upon returning home from the war, he graduated from high school and married Shirley Rae Jobe in 1947. Together they had six children; Mike McMurtry, Mark McMurtry, Melissa Asay, Michelle Simpson, Matt McMurtry, and Marty McMurtry. He had nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren whom he loved very much.
A private memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 5th at the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Services are private.

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Evergreen Memorial Cemetery

135 N.E. Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128


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