UMATILLA - Stanley Wade Boatman, 58, of Umatilla died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at his home. At his request, no services will be held. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Disposition was by cremation.

Mr. Boatman was born April 21, 1950, in Grants Pass to Eugene and Clarice (Jones) Boatman. He attended school at South Salem High School in Salem, where he was a star football player. He married Sandra Iwen in 1968 and they had three sons. They moved to Union in 1984, where was active in his sons' sports activities. He was divorced in 1994, and married Donna Brown in 1995. They later divorced.

Survivors include sons Stanley Boatman of La Grande, Steven Boatman of Wasilla, Alaska, and Scott Boatman of Lake Oswego; mother Clarice Boatman of Molalla; two brothers and four sisters; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his ex-wife, Donna; father Eugene; and brother Mike Boatman.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.

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