Obituaries & Tributes

Keith Parkton

Keith O. Parkton of Salem, former resident of Creswell, passed away early morning on March 18, 2020. 

Keith was born in Eugene to Gordon and Vernita Parkton March 2, 1935. Keith grew up in Lowell and graduated from Lowell High School in 1955. 

Shortly after graduation he began working in the logging industry with his uncle and cousins. He was in charge of running heavy equipment for 35 years. 

Keith’s hobbies were hunting, fishing and camping. He was a very talented artist. Important to him was reading his bible every day. 

Keith is survived by his wife, Jeanette Parkton; three daughters, Kathy (Randy) Funke, Laura (Scott) Roberts and Kelly (Pete) Trento, all of Salem; and son, Kurtis (Christina) Parkton of Eugene.



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