Ronald G. “Ron” Lamoreaux of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on August 25, 1946 in Cedar City, Utah to parents, Ralph and Jean Perry Lamoreaux. He died on August 14, 2017 in Corvallis, Oregon at the age of 70 years. Ron graduated from high school and then attended for one year at the College of Southern Utah. He moved to Tooele, Utah in 1964 and began a 37 year career with the Federal Government. Ron was called by Uncle Sam in 1978 and joined the United States Army and served in Vietnam until his honorable discharge. He was awarded 2 Bronze Stars with device for bravery and heroism, a Purple Heart for wounds, 4 Army Commendation Medals for Valor, Vietnam Service Medal, and a Combat Medical Badge. Ron returned to Tooele, UT and worked there until transferring to the Umatilla Army Depot in Hermiston, Oregon, where he worked until his retirement. He married Robin Evans in December of 1983. Ron loved animals (especially raising sheep), fishing, camping, the ocean and cherished time with his family. Ron had a quick wit and always had a story to share.
His is survived by his wife: Robin Lamoreaux; children: Cory, Greg, Jason, Rebecca, Christopher and Holly; grandchildren: Cody, Dylan, Cyanna, Sadie, Zane, Ty, Wren, Sigg, Bruno, Braden, Hunter, Bailee, Skyler and Dylan; brothers: Ralph Wayne Lamoreaux, Dean Lamoreaux, Kim Lamoreaux, numerous nieces and nephews.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Peggy Lee Lamoreaux.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Burns Mortuary Chapel, Hermiston, Oregon.
Burial with military honors will follow at the Hermiston Cemetery, Hermiston, Oregon.
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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.