Jose (Joe) Trinidad Tavera, Jr.
Born in Edinburg, TX, Joe lost his life in a horrific motorcycle accident Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
In 1966 Joe met the love of his life, his soul mate, his next door neighbor, childhood friend, Beverly Rene Fulcher. They married August 20, 1983; celebrated 38 yrs of marriage last year.
Joe worked at ODOT 23 yrs as a Superintendent; he was a member of Carlton Legion Hall-Officer, 16 yrs; National Guard's 1980; Gaston Fire Department Volunteer 26 yrs and Yamhill Fire Dept-Board, Secretary 11 yrs.
Joe enjoyed hunting, spending time with his three grandsons and traveling with his beloved wife Beverly.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Trinidad and Domitila Tavera, his brother, Francisco Castro Tavera and his father-in-law, Charley Frank Fulcher.
Survivors include his sons George Wesley & Brandy Tavera, Robert James Tavera and Donna Blackburn. His grandsons Wesley Louis, Braiden James, Colt Trace Tavera and Erica Paige Hartford. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Esperanza, Guadalupe, Julian, Anna, Virginia, Alicia, Isabel, Martha and Wally and many nephews and nieces; and his partners in crime Walter and Bruce Fulcher.