Courtney David Erickson, 66, of Grandview passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Courtney was born Nov. 5, 1946 in Bellingham to Alqot and Olive (Jordan) Erickson. From 1964 to 1968, he served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany and Vietnam.

On May 16, 1976 he married Jeannie Pettey.

Courtney is survived by his loving wife, Jeannie Erickson; his children, Andrew Erickson, Ronnie Miles, Terri (Ron) Schenck and Tami Pepperman; his grandchildren, Tyler Schenck, Cheyen Schenck, Megan Miles, Mykel Erickson and Aicia Pepperman; his siblings, Pat Olson, Sara Lee Smith, Mima Foss, Dana Johnson, Karen Woodard, Melissa Fisher, Tim (Denise) Erickson, Robin Erickson, and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alqot and Eileen Erickson; grandson, Dusty Miles; siblings, Charles Erickson, Roger Erickson, Robert Erickson, Chris Erickson, Daniel Erickson, Anna Rosenhall and Bobbie Tetrick; and his mother and father-in-law, Cliff and Gladys Pettey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in Courtney's name.

At Courtney's request no formal services will be held.

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

Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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