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Raymond Joseph Pangle, a resident of Prineville, Oregon since 1953, passed away May 18, 2014 at the age of 88 after a brief illness. Mr. Pangle was born January 21, 1926 in Sylva, North Carolina to parents L.L. and Bertha (Sutton) Pangle. On February 13, 1949 he married wife Barbara L. Blanton in Clayton, Georgia. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Following the War, Mr. Pangle was self-employed in N.C., then worked at Safeway Stores in Aberdeen, Washington before moving to Prineville where he worked for Hudspeth Mill and Oregon Windor Co. before starting a long career in 1959 at American Moulding and Millwork - (formally COIN Millwork) where he retired in 1990. He was a member of the American Legion Post 29 and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. His hobbies included softball, golf, fishing and spoiling grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Barbara, two sons Michael J. (Sandy) Pangle of Prineville, Kevin L. (Wendy) Pangle of Bend. Five Grandchildren; Mandi K. Pangle of Prineville, Christopher V. Pangle (Fiancée Rachael Wood) of Minneapolis, MN, Travis J. (Heather) Pangle of Lebanon, Oregon, Kelli E. Pangle of Bend, Willie R. Winslow of Prineville and five great-grandchildren. Sister Jeanette (Robert) Bryson of Prineville, Sister-in-law Virginia Pangle of Dillsboro, N.C., Brother-in-law Monty V. (Becky) Blanton of St. Matthews, S.C.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Vicki M. Pangle, Brother Hazen Pangle of Dillsboro, N.C., Sister Cherrylee, (C.J.) Morgan of Winchester, OR, and In-Laws Dewey F. (Hazel) Blanton.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Prineville Funeral Home. A funeral service will be on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:00 am at Prineville Funeral Home. The committal service with Military Honors will be at Juniper Haven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Raymond to St. Charles Hospice (Prineville).