William Joe Westover

Born: Mon., Jan. 31, 1949
Died: Mon., Jul. 8, 2013

No services to be held

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Jan 31, 1949 - July 8, 2013


William Joe Westover (Bill, died Monday, July 8, 2013 at his home.

He was born January 31, 1949, in North Bend, OR, to Marguerite Johnson Lawrence and Joe Lawrence.

Bill graduated from Griswold High School in Helix in 1967.  He joined the US Army and served in Vietnam and Germany in the Artillery.  He especially enjoyed his R & R's in Hong Kong, Amsterdam and London.

He lived in Pendleton, Seattle, and then Las Vegas for 10 years where he worked for the 4 Queens and The Excalibur hotels before coming back to Pendleton.

Bill attended Blue Mountain Community College where he received his Associate Degree in Computer Sciences.

He served as editor of the Pendleton Record newspaper for a time after his retirement from the Culinary Union in Las Vegas.

He was preceded in death by his step-father, James Gordon Westover.

He is survived by his mother, Marguerite Maznaritz of Pendleton; father, Joe Lawrence of Coos Bay, OR; brothers, Sam Westover and Jack Davis (Cheryl) of Pendleton; nieces, Jennifer Westover of Las Vegas, NV, and Kyra Davis of Pendleton; nephew, Keenan Davis of Pendleton.

There will be no services.  He was cremated per his request.

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