May 2, 1949 - Nov. 10, 2012
Eugene Gene Erickson, 63, died suddenly in his home in Sunriver, OR, Nov. 10, 2012. Long-time car racing fan, home DIY-er, and homemaker to wife of 44 years, Sally. Gene is survived by son, Evan Erickson of Bend, OR; granddaughters, Kaylie Erickson and Sofie Erickson of Bend, OR; sister, Karen Waggoner of Portland, OR; and father, Paul Erickson of Turlock, CA.
Gene's booming an- nouncer's vice is remembered by BMXers of Southern California, where Gene and Sally along with son, Evan and four partners, ran BMX Racing Inc. at Orange Y BMX and Irvine BMX. Gene also provided all the trophies for the races. He retired from BMX track operations in 1985, when he and the family moved to Sunriver, OR.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Gene's friends and relatives at Sunriver's Great Hall Fireside Room, Friday, Nov. 16, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Eugene Gene Erickson