DeVon Jensen Wray

DeVon J. Wray passed away September 12, 2011, at his home. He was born to parents Orson and Elizabeth Wray on December 2, 1919, in Montpelier, Idaho.

He proudly enlisted in the Army Air Force during World War II from 1942-1946.

DeVon was a long time resident of the Rogue Valley and was associated with an automotive business in Ashland and Medford.

DeVon married Edna Yockel of Ashland, Ore., on December 31, 1946. Together they had three daughters, Sonya (Jim) Ricks, of Eagle River, Alaska.; Carla (Chuck) Coffman, of Boiling Springs, N.C.; and Nancy (Al) Bishop, of Camas, Wash.

DeVons hobbies were wood working during retirement, making gifts for his family and friends, RVing through the Pacific Northwest, Canada and Alaska.

DeVon was a volunteer driver for Medivan, assisting disabled seniors for several years and was a 20 year member of the "Eagles".

He is survived by his wife, Edna Wray of 64 years of marriage.

Services were held for the family on September 15, 2011, at the Eagle Point National Cemetery, officiated by Chaplain Paul Hagedorn. The family wants to extend a special thanks to Medford Providence Hospice doctors and nurses for all their special care given to DeVon.

Requests that memorial contributions be made to any local Providence Home Care and Hospice.

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