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Jack Carper

July 15, 1927 - October 7, 2016

Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Sweet Home Christian Church; 18th and Long Street.

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Jack Carper, 89, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, October 7. He was born in Carter, Kentucky to Floyd Ottis and Alza Carper.

He moved to to Ohio in the 40s before leaving snow shovels behind for San Diego in 1956. After nearly 40 years in National City, he moved to Sweet Home in 1992 where he resided ever since.

Jack enjoyed camping, fishing, NASCAR, and socializing with everyone he met. He was a member of the Sweet Home Church of Christ.

He is survived by his children Gary and Marsha Carper of Sweet Home, Ron and Linda Carper of San Diego, California, and Tom Carper of Madras; grandchildren Janet and Eric Diato and Patty Carper of Temecula, California, Jason Carper of San Diego, California, and Melissa Carper and David Burford of Seattle, Washington; sisters Margaret Scott and Susie Pence of Grayson, Kentucky; seven great grandchildren; nephew Dan Gillen and his wife, Toni, of Jensen Beach, Florida; and very close friend, Sheryl Santesson.

Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Evon Carper; parents Alza and Guy Ratliff; sister Better Moore; brother Wade Floyd; and aunt Hattie Hart.

Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Sweet Home Christian Church; 18th and Long Street.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.