Gordon Priday (Samuel Gordon Priday)

March 10, 1923 - Feb. 1, 2013

Gordon lived in Central Oregon most of this life: Bend, Madras and Prineville. He worked with and for Les Schwab for nearly 20 years as a store manager and area leader. He was a cowboy, rancher, cattle truck driver, hunter, fisherman, trapper, 4-H leader for horsemanship: Proud parent, loyal friend, and devoted companion. He would say ”Let's do it!”

Gordon is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty; his brother, Warren; daughters, Linda of Puyallup, Washington, Lana of Cathlamet, Washington, Cindy of Prineville, Oregon, Tami of Bend, Oregon; many cherished grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

Graveside services at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2013, Redmond Memorial Cemetery, 3545 S. Canal Blvd., Redmond, Oregon.

Celebration of Life at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Highland Baptist Church, 3100 SW Highland Ave., Redmond, Oregon. Reception following.

Visitations at Niswonger- Reynolds Funeral Home in Bend, Friday, February 15, 2013, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Donations may be made to Partners In Care/Hospice, 2075 N.E. Wyatt Ct., Bend, Oregon 97701.

Gordon Priday