Portland businessman, youth advocate and public servant Harold Williams Sr. has passed away after suffering a stroke last week. A towering figure on the Portland landscape for more than 50 years, Williams many achievements include serving as Oregon's first Affirmative Action Director, reporting to Gov. Bob Straub.
Evelyn Burell was born Earline-"Evelyn" Deloris Bowden on Jan. 12, 1942, in the little town of Osceola, Ark. On June 25, 2012, at the age of 70, the Lord called Evelyn home to be at peace.
A celebration of his life is scheduled at Concordia University – Hagen Center, 2811 NE Holman Street, Sunday, April 29 from 6 – 9 p.m.
Retired Seattle business owner, Joseph LeRoy Gordon, died March 13 at Virginia Mason Hospital at age 88. Gordon had battled age-related illness for some time. He was well known for LeRoy Gordon's Auto Repair, whose clients included Sears, King County Metro Transit, Bill Russell, Larry Gossett and other notable Seattle residents.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Singer David Peaston, who had a string of R&B hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, has died, his family said Thursday.