Richard Myles Jeppsen

9 Nov 1944 - 25 Nov 1982

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Richard Myles Jeppsen

9 Nov 1944 - 25 Nov 1982
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Tues, Nov 30, 1982 Central Oregonian Prineville, OR Two Thanksgiving visitors died Thursday in a one-car crash off Lower Crooked River Road, according to Crook County sheriff's deputies. Deputies say Charles Boyde Jeppsen, 29, of West Covina, Calif., and Richard Myles Jeppson, 38, of Aumsville, OR.,
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Richard Myles Jeppsen


Redmond Cemetery

3511 S Canal Blvd
Redmond, Deschutes, Oregon
United States


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February 9, 2013


February 8, 2013

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Tues, Nov 30, 1982 Central Oregonian Prineville, OR Two Thanksgiving visitors died Thursday in a one-car crash off Lower Crooked River Road, according to Crook County sheriff's deputies. Deputies say Charles Boyde Jeppsen, 29, of West Covina, Calif., and Richard Myles Jeppson, 38, of Aumsville, OR., were visiting Charles' parents, Delwin and Maryann Jeppsen of Prineville, just before the 5:21 pm crash that took their lives. They were traveling west on the highway about five and a half miles west of town when their 1980 Chevrolet Camero plunged 45 feet down an embankment, according to deputies. Deputies say the car went around a curve and "at a high rate of speed the vehicle left the roadway ad became airborne." The car sailed in the air 70 feet before knocking out the top of a large juniper tree and eventually resting upright down the embankment, deputies say. Both men, the younger of which was driving, were thrown from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies believe Richard was the uncle of Charles Jeppsen. The accident was reported by passing motorists who also witnessed the crash, deputies say. Obituary Charles Boyde Jeppsen Charles Boyde Jeppsen, a former resident of Prineville, died November 25 in an automobile accident on Lower Crooked River Road west of Prineville. He was 29. Funeral services were held yesterday (Monday) at 10 a.m. in the Heritage Chapel of the Prineville Funeral Home. Officiating at the services was Chaplain Elmer Banks of the American Legion. Private burial followed at the Juniper Haven Cemetery. Mr. Jeppsen was born August 21, 1953 in Astoria, the son of Delwin and Maryann Jeppsen. He attended Prineville schools and moved to Fairbanks Ala., during his junior year in high school, graduating from Lathrop High School at Fairbanks. He lived in Alaska for 10 ears prior to his move to California three years ago. On August 17, 1980, he was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Davis in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a resident of Azusa, Calif. Mr. Jeppsen was employed as a sand and gravel salesman for the past three years with the Paul Hurns Construction Company of California. His interests included boxing, wrestling, water and snow skiing, motorcycle riding and car racing. Survivors include: his wife, Patriia A. Jeppson of Azusa, Calif.; his parents, Delwin and Maryann Jeppsen of Prineville; a son Colin Jeppsen of Fairbanks, Alaska; a sister, Catherine Hurns of Glendora, Calif.; and a nephew, Stephen Hurns, also of Glendora. He also leaves numerous cousins. The Prineville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangemen

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Richard Myles Jeppsen was born on 9 Nov 1944
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Richard Myles Jeppsen was 20 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
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Richard Myles Jeppsen was 28 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
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Richard Myles Jeppsen died on 25 Nov 1982 at the age of 38
Grave record for Richard Myles Jeppsen (9 Nov 1944 - 25 Nov 1982), BillionGraves Record 3040777 Redmond, Deschutes, Oregon, United States