Jerald John "Jerry" Magee

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JERALD "JERRY" JOHN MAGEE
February 28, 1927 ~ May 6, 2018
"Jerry's kind and gentle ways will be greatly missed
by his family and friends."

Dr. Jerald "Jerry" John Magee was born on Feb. 28, 1927 in Scotts Mills, OR to John William Magee and Edith Kellogg Magee. He passed away on May 6, 2018 in Newberg, OR. He graduated from Silverton High School in 1945, George Fox College in 1950, and Oregon Health Sciences University Dental School in 1961.
Jerry served in the Army from 1945 to 1946 at the end of WWII.
He practiced dentistry in Vancouver, WA from 1961 until he retired in 1994.
Jerry had a great love and awe of God's creation. His hobbies included spelunking, identifying plants, and fishing among other outdoor activities. He also had a great interest in Native American artifacts.
Jerry was an active member of the Friends Church, a member and past secretary and president of the Clark County Dental Society, and a lifetime member of the American Dental Association.
For 57 years, Jerry was the loving husband of Connie Jarvill Magee, who survives him; with his daughters, Tamara Cammack (Dan) and Lisa Sorestad (Allen); brothers, Harold, Kenneth and Warren Magee; grandchildren, Forrest Cammack, Rebekah Klatt, William Cammack, Kristiane Ransbarger and Anders Sorestad; and great-grandchildren, Laurel, Ember and Dane Ransbarger.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Hays; and brother, Maurice Magee.
Friends and family are invited to celebrate Jerry's Life on Friday, May 11th at 10:00 a.m. at Newberg Friends Church, 307 South College St., Newberg, OR.
Donations in Jerald's name are welcome and appreciated and may be made to Friendsview Retirement Community for the Resident Assistance Fund, 1301 Fulton St., Newberg, OR 97132.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on May 8, 2018
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