Ronald Downes Obituary

Ronald "Ron" Nelson Downes

November 7, 1941 - January 4, 2018
Born in Eugene, Oregon
Resided in La Pine, Oregon


Ronald Nelson Downes, 76, of La Pine, passed away Thursday January 4, 2018 in Bend Oregon. Ron was born on November 7, 1941 to Elmer and Alice Downes. He had one younger sibling, Carolyn Fryer of Grand Junction Colorado.
Ron went on to meet his wife Wanda in 1958, where they were wed in 1960, and were married for 57 years. They had two children, a son Darren Downes of Gresham Oregon and a daughter Tami Hess of La Pine. In 1976 Ron and his family moved to La Pine Oregon.
Ron always worked in the construction field both in Eugene and La Pine Oregon. He had a love for hunting, fishing, watching football and spending time with his family. Ron is survived by his wife Wanda, his son Darren, his daughter Tami, his five grandchildren and his two great granddaughters. No services are planned per Ron's request.




Funeral Home
Baird Memorial Chapel
16468 Finley Butte Rd.
La Pine, OR US 97739