May 27, 1951 - Sept. 13, 2012
James Stewart Hegwood, aka "Hogweed" of Crooked River Ranch, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 13, 2012, at age 61. He was born in San Angelo, Texas, son of Johnnie and Eva Hegwood, and was the oldest of three boys. Jim honorably served in the U.S. Army for two years as a key punch operator and 1 year as a standby reservist. He was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal as a Sharpshooter. Jim's passionate propensity for guns and shooting led him to attend gunsmithing school in Denver, Colorado.
As a metering and electronics inspector for Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, with 32 years in various capacities, Jim was respected by his co-workers and supervisors for being dependable, thorough, meticulous, and accurate in his work.
Jim is survived by his wife, Maureen of Crooked River Ranch, OR; his mother, Eva; and brother, David of San Angelo, TX; and daughter, Jessica Baker of Blue Springs, MO. He was predeceased by his father, Johnnie; and brother, Perry.
Arrangements are made with Redmond Memorial Chapel, 541-548-3219. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 29, 11:00 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 450 SW Rimrock Dr., Redmond, OR.
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James Stewart Hegwood