Barbara Helen Paddock, 80, passed away March 18, 2014, at the Parkhurst House Assisted Living Facility in Hood River. Barbara (Barb) was born June 25, 1933, in Greeley, Colo., to Robert and Helen (Peck) Davison.
She graduated from Willamette High School in 1951. Later that year she married Richard Alford and they had two sons together, Randy and Terry.
Barb married Charles R. “Bob” Paddock in August 1968. They enjoyed 35 years together, wintering in Arizona in their later years, until Bob passed away in 2004.
Barb enjoyed camping, fishing, cross stitch, and reading a good book. She had a special fondness for dogs and shared her life with many along the way.
Survivors include sons Randy of Winchester Bay, Ore., and Terry of Hood River; stepson Kevin Paddock, of Kirkland, Wash.; stepdaughter Vicki Edney, of Springfield, Ore.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for family.
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