Olan Vineyard, a former resident of Hood River, Ore., passed away in Newberg, Ore., on April 7, 2015, at his home. He was born in Miami, Okla., in Ottawa County on April 25, 1940, to Luther and Ola Vineyard.
In 1943, the family moved to the Hood River Valley in Oregon. In 1958, Olan entered the Army and served in the Signal Unit and was stationed in Japan until 1961. He resided in Portland and the past few years in Newberg, Ore. He retired in 2010 after working for many years at Welch Allyn in Tigard.
Olan is survived by his sister, Delphine (Dee) Dillon, of Hood River, and his nephew, Glenn D. Taylor, of Newberg.
A committal service for Mr. Vineyard is planned for Thursday, April 23, at 11:30 a.m. at Willamette National Cemetery. Remembrances may be made in his honor to the Newberg Fire Department Volunteer Association Toys for Tots Program, 414 E. 2nd St., Newberg, OR 97132.
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