Jack L. McPherson, age 83, of Pendleton passed away on June 27, 2014, at his home. He was born on April 7, 1931, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to parents William and Ernestine Hiersche McPherson.
Jack moved with his family to Pendleton, Oregon, in 1945. He attended school in Pendleton, graduating from Pendleton High School in 1949. Jack joined the U.S. Navy and served on the carrier USS Essex until his honorable discharge.