Charles Herbert Roscoe, 87, former Sunnyside resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, at Skylakes Hospital in Klamath Falls, Ore.

He was born June 13, 1921 in Norfolk, Neb. He spent four years in the U.S. Army Air Force as an airplane mechanic during World War II.

He married his high school sweetheart, Lorene, on Dec. 23, 1941. They made their home in Sunnyside, where he was a truck driver for Western Farmers Association for 38 years delivering fuel products to the area farms.

He is survived by his five daughters, Patricia England of Lincoln City, Ore., Glenyce Hopper of Sunnyside, Bonita Mullin of Pryor, Okla., Marilyn Baldwin of Tonasket and Karlyn Wessel of Chiloquin, Ore.

He was preceded in death by his two sons, David and Steven.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, with burial to follow at the Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.

Those wishing to sign Charles's on-line memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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