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John Errol Phelps, recently of Salem passed away September 1, 2016.

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The Phelps family was so large that they had their own Boy Scout Troop.

John`s older brother Gayton Phelps served as Scout Master.

As a Boy Scout, John and his brothers hiked the forests of North Lincoln County and Cascade Head.

John attended Taft High School in Lincoln City, Oregon.

Accompanied by his mother Pearl, John enlisted in the Navy one day before his 18th birthday.

He served in the invasion of France during World War ll, aboard a Tank Landing Ship (LST), USS LST 692 and later served on USS LST 561.During his tour his travels included France, Italy, Greece and Oran.In January 1948, John married Joanna Jean Larson, whom he had met at Taft High School.He and his wife settled in Tualatin and began their family. He was known as `Farmer John` to those in the logging business and he owned and operated his own log truck.They moved from Tualatin to Mc Minnville and after a number of years they settled in Dallas, Oregon. John was well-known to be quick with a smile and a story to tell.It has often been said that he doesn`t know a stranger.

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