On Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, we lost a longtime Cottage Grove resident, Charles “Wilbur” Heath, at the age of 93.
Wilbur was born Sept. 27, 1928 in Cottage Grove to parents J. Addison and Mable (Wright) Heath. Wilbur lived his entire life in Cottage Grove, except for time studying Forestry at Oregon State University and serving in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. When he returned home from the military he joined the family business, Heath Logging Company.
In 1950 he married his high school sweetheart Catherine . . .