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Harold R. Troxel

Aug. 22, 1918-March 12, 2014


TroxelHarold Raymond Troxel, 95, of Scappoose, passed away on March 12, 2014, at Community Home Health and Hospice in Longview, Washington.

Harold was born to Earl and Jeanette Troxel in Iola, Kansas. Harold grew up on the family farm in Iola, moving to Oregon when he was 19.

Harold married Joye Dowell on Oct. 12, 1941.

He was inducted into the U.S. Army on Oct. 16, 1941, and received an honorable discharge on Dec. 28, 1945, as a Technical Sergeant.

Harold worked for 29 years as a Gear Locker Supervisor for the Longshoremen, first at Terminal 4 and later at Terminal 6.

In his spare time he loved to farm, fish and go camping.

Harold is survived by his children, Tony (Barbara) of San Diego, Calif., Gary (Velma) of Scappoose and Judi (Mark) Self of Scappoose; a sister, Hazel Laver of Humboldt, Kansas; six grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Joye; and a daughter, Susan.

At his request, no services will be held. A private inurnment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Arrangements entrusted to Hustad Funeral Home, www.hustadfuneralhome.com.