Darrel Raymond Gage of Hermiston was born April 11, 1949 in Prineville, Oregon the son of Tanklin and Darlene (Rose) Gage. He passed away in Hermiston on Saturday March 21, 2020 at the age of 70.
Darrel lived in Mitchell, Oregon throughout his childhood where he attended school and graduated from high school in the class of 1967. After high school, he attended school to become an electrician. While serving his apprenticeship he lived in Fossil and later in Pendleton, Oregon. In 1974, he moved to Hermiston where he has resided since. He worked as a jounreyman electrician throughout Eastern Oregon for over forty years.
Darrel enjoyed hunting, fishing, being a small aircraft pilot and working on his small farm near Hermiston. He was a member of the IBEW #112 in Kennewick, WA for many years.
Darrel married Donna Launer on September 12, 1968 in Mt. Vernon, Oregon
He is survived by his wife of fifty one years, Donna; three daughters, Deena and husband Jerry Hollow, Dawn and husband Chuck Dickinson and Danella Levy; seven grandchildren, Menna, Tyler, Kaden, Jacob, Faith, Landen and Georgia; sister, Susan Kelley; and many extended family members.
A Private family service was held with burial in Hermiston Cemetery. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
Family suggests memorial donations be made to Alzheimer’s Research or to the American Cancer Society.
Family would like to thank the staff at Guardian Angel Homes and Vange John Memorial Hospice for their loving care and compassion during this time.
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