Gary Rea Rupert
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Gary Rea Rupert

October 15, 1939 -

July 26, 2019

Gary Rea Rupert was born on October 15, 1939 in New Rockford, North Dakota and died on July 26, 2019 at his home in Vancouver, Washington at the age of 79. Gary is the son of Kenneth and Helen Rupert, Medford, Oregon who preceded him in death.

He has two sisters Laura Rupert Dunlap, Bozeman, Montana and Diane Rupert Davidson, Salem, Oregon and 5 Nephews, 3 Nieces, 11 Great Nieces and Nephews as well as 2 Great Great-Nephews.

He was raised in Medford, Oregon graduating from Medford Senior High in 1957 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science from Southern Oregon College. His career of 35 years was spent in the Timber industry with the bulk of the time in Sales for the Simpson Corporation.

He enjoyed Boating and water skiing as well as downhill skiing and Golf. He was a member of the Elks Club and the United States Golf Association (USGA).

Gary was single at the time of his death but enjoyed 3 Marriages, first to Charlotte Jensen Rupert Riley, who precedes him in death, and then Chris Hogue Rupert and Sandie Robertson Rupert.

Gary was blessed with four Children, Randy Rupert, Medford, Shelley Rupert Ledezma, Central Point, Gregg Rupert, St. Helens Oregon and Kimberly Coyoti, Medford. He was blessed with 10 Grandchildren and double blessed with 17 Great-Grandchildren.

Services will be held at Perl Funeral and Siskiyou Memorial Park, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd. Medford Oregon, 97504 on August 24, 2019 at 11:00 am. (541) 772-5488

Funeral Home
PERL Funeral Home
2100 Siskiyou Blvd
OR 97504-8048
(541) 772-5488
Printed Obituary
Published in the Mail Tribune
on August 18, 2019
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