Darrell Lee Thayer: March 16, 1944 – May 25, 2022

Darrell Lee Thayer, 78, of Creswell, Ore. passed away May 25, 2022. Darrell was born March 16, 1944, in Eugene, Ore. to parents Delbert and Mable (Hunter) Thayer. 

He graduated from Creswell High School in 1962 and he served in the United States Army from 1969-70 in Vietnam where he was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars. 

After the military, he married Geraldine June Kasper, and he worked at Willamette Poultry, Fircrest, and Foster Farms, retiring after . . .

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