Larry McMacken, 79, of Portland (Garden Home), Oregon, passed away on July 12, 2021. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 14, 2021, at Pilgrim Lutheran Christian Church, 5650 S.W. Hall Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005. A viewing will be held from 11 a.m.- to 12 p.m. at Crown Memorial, 8970 S.W. Tualatin Sherwood Road, Tualatin, OR 97062. Private burial will be handled by Crown Memorial at Crescent Grove Cemetery. Larry was born in Spokane WA on June 10, 1942. He married Darlene on August 17, 1963 and was happily married for 57 years. He started his career as a teacher/principal, returned to school to receive a Doctor of Education and retired as a superintendent of schools in Astoria, OR. He enjoyed photography. He was active with his church, Pilgrim Lutheran and Rotary.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Elsie Jackson; father, Melvin McMacken; brothers, Douglas Jackson and Dave McMacken and sister, Judi Kuehn.
Larry is survived by his wife, Darlene; children, Lisa DeVolve and Brad McMacken; grandchildren, Nikita Woods, Kayla Simwanza, Brittany McMacken, Justin McMacken, Dylan McMacken and Briana DeVolve; sister-in-law, Judy McMacken; brother-in-law, Ed Kuehn; nieces, Emma Davis, Kathy Smith, Eileen Shiffer and nephews, Mike Whitcomb and Mark Whitcomb.