May 20, 1925-April 25, 2005

STANFIELD - A memorial service with military honors for Jimmie K. "Jim" Bevan will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 28, in the chapel at Burns Mortuary of Hermiston. Private family burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Caldwell, Idaho.

Mr. Bevan, 79, of Stanfield, died Monday, April 25, 2005, at his daughter's home in Hermiston.

He was born May 20, 1925, at Marsing, Idaho, to Albert and Bertia Bevan. He grew up and attended school in Idaho.

He joined the Navy and served overseas during World War II on the Aircraft Carrier Fanshaw. He returned to Idaho and in 1949

Mr. Bevan married R. Rae Scott at Marsing. They moved to Hermiston in 1963 and Mr. Bevan went to work as Hermiston Irrigation District Manager. He served in that position until 1990 when he retired. He later returned to work for the irrigation district, working in maintenance until 2000.

He was a charter member of the Stanfield Moose Lodge.

Mr. Bevan enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, gardening, the out-of-doors, and spending time with his family.

His wife, Rae, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his daughters, Vickie Sampson of Hereford, Ariz., and Trina Eckley of Hermiston, siblings, Clyde, Marge, Betty, Cap, and Helen all in Idaho; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sons: Jimmie "Ken" Bevan Jr., an infant son, Robert E. Bevan, and brothers: Gene and Al.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanfield Moose Lodge.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.

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