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November 23, 1928 to October 29, 2018 -James Paul Patrick passed peacefully October 29, 2018, in Woodland, Washington.

James Paul PatrickJames Paul Patrick passed

peacefully October 29, 2018, in

Woodland, Washington. Jim was

born in Ephrata, Washington to

Gordon and Wilma Patrick on

November 23, 1928.

A memorial will be held

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at

11:00 am at Grace Community

Church, Woodland, Washington.

He graduated from Auburn

High School in 1947. His career in

the trucking industry began with Gresham Transfer and

then moved on as a co-owner of Sandy Truck Line. His

partners in the business Ted Garlock and Marguerite

Kehrli together moved thousands of pounds of freight

from Portland to local business. He later worked for

Columbia River Truck, Silver Eagle & Easter Oregon

Fast Freight. He also became a consultant advising

small truck lines on state and federal regulations.

At one time Jim was President of the Gresham Area

Chamber of Commerce and later the Sandy Chamber.

He also served as President of the Local and Short

Haul Carriers Conference of Oregon Association and

the board of Pacific Inland Tariff Bureau. Jim valued

his friends, coworkers and neighbors. Always willing to

lend a hand. Jim had a great sense of humor and rarely

had a complaint.

Jim is survived by his wife, Patricia Patrick of 35

years. Children: Michael (Sue) Patrick, Laurie (Larry)

Winkler, Molly Knudsen, Andy Anderson, Linda

Schultz, Jack (Kandi) Anderson, Joe Anderson;

Sister Jean Yuratich; 14 grandchildren, 19.5 great

grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the

American Diabetes Association.

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