Donald Martin Silver passed away February 8, 2013. Don was the first born of twin boys on January 28, 1939, Donald Marvin and Ronald Maurice to Evelyn and Maurice Silver of Massena, NY. Dons twin lived only nine days.
He was raised in a farming area until the age of 17 when he joined the Navy. He served his country for twenty two years. His last nine years were spent at the Naval Reserve Center in Salem, OR.
After retiring from the Navy, Don went back to school and received an Associates Degree in Accounting. He worked in Central Payroll for the State of Oregon and retired in 2002.
He then spent the next 10 years traveling with his wife, Ruby, throughout the USA and finally settling to spend winters in Yuma, AZ.
Don was married to June Scheuffle in 1958 and had two children, Jeffrey Scott (deceased) and Tammy Dawn of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. They later divorced.
He then met Ruby Baker in 1969 and they married on January 30th, 1970. They have one child, Sarah Lynn Bevard (Bert) of Woodland, WA.
He is also survived by his sisters, Gloria Bogar (Len), Sharon Ezard and Anita Raymo and a host of nieces and nephews, all of whom he loved dearly.
Services will be held at the Community of Christ Church in Woodburn, OR at 11:00 AM on February 23rd. Private burial will be held at Williamette National Cemetery in Portland, OR.