Allen E. Chappell, 68, passed at his home in Fox, Oregon on April 14, 2019. A celebration of his life will be planned and announced in the coming months.
Allen was born and raised in the valley and had just recently moved to Fox with his wife, Kelly, to enjoy the rest of his retirement.
He was a member of the National Guard from 1970-1975. Allen also was a long-time log hauler, both owner- operator and worked as a driver/dispatcher for Siletz Trucking in Independence, Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Rex and Lilia Lu (Eubanks) Chappell; his two brothers Jack J. Chappell and Kenneth W. Chappell.
He is survived by his wife, Kelly Mc Girr; stepdaughter, Amanda Born and her partner Nolan Riis of Seneca, Oregon; brothers, Bill Chappell of Salem, Oregon; John (Shirien) Chappell of Christmas Valley, Oregon; Leroy (Sonia) Chappell of Redmond, Oregon; Jim Chappell and his partner Nancy Lenig of Gresham Oregon; his daughter, Brook of Salem, Oregon and many nieces and nephews and prior (step) family members.
Memorial contributions may be made to Powerland Heritage Park through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.