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August 10, 1924 May 14, 2013
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Obituary for JAMES R. PRINE


Aug. 10, 1924   †   May 13, 2013

James R. Prine was born in Corsicana, Texas on Aug. 10, 1924, the son of Lawrence and Stella Prine.  James passed away on Monday, May 14, 2013, he was 88.

James was married to Marjory Teeters on Aug. 6, 1946 in Coricana, Texas.  He graduated from Texas A & M with a degree in Veterinary medicine.  He served in the US Navy during WWII, then served in the US AirForce during Korea having retired as a Lt. Colonel. He worked for the US Air Force Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico in the Pathology Research Dept. until he retired in October 1993.   He then moved to Mehama.  He was a member of the Retired Officers Assoc and was a Ham Radio amateur  operator, his call name W5NUI.   Marjory preceded him in death on July 1, 2004.

He is survived by his sons, Michael of Albuquerque, NM, David of Mehama;        Daughters, Lisa Hayes of Nevada and Christine Ferron of Mehama and     Lisa Hayes of; of Nevada;  sister, Harriet Albertson of Texas; and 6 grandchildren.

A private memorial will be held with military honors  at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland.

Memorials may be made to AWRL (American Radio Relay Lead) or Texas A & M.

Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services Stayton, OR.


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