Joseph Patrick "Joe" DeBoever
Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation
325 NE 3rd Ave.
Camas, WA

JOSEPH PATRICK DeBOEVER July 7, 1957 ~ October 3, 2016

Joseph P. DeBoever, 59, of Washougal, WA, passed away Oct. 3, 2016. He was born to Raymond and Mary Elizabeth DeBoever in Vancouver, WA on July 7, 1957 and graduated from Camas High School where he was a star athlete both on the basketball and tennis courts.
Joe went on to earn his Bachelor's degree from the University of Portland.
He was employed at the Georgia Pacific Paper Mill in Camas, WA and had just marked his 21st anniversary with the mill on October 2nd.
Joe was an avid golfer, playing every chance he could. On a recent trip to the British Isles, he realized his dream of playing golf in Scotland along with visiting "The Old Course" in St. Andrews, Scotland. Joe loved to travel and was always thinking of where to go next.
Joe is survived by his wife and companion of 30 years, Kathie; his daughter, Jessica DeBoever; his sisters, Christine McIvor (Kelly) and Kathleen Zimmer (Ed); and brothers, Daniel DeBoever, David DeBoever (Nancy), William DeBoever and James DeBoever (Julie).
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held on Mon., Oct. 10, 2016 at 11a.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Camas. Burial will be private at the Camas Cemetery.
Straub's Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas is in charge of the arrangements.
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Published by The Columbian on Oct. 7, 2016.
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To the DeBoever families and extended families. Please except out sincere condolences.
Ric & Marta Buckmiller
October 17, 2016
You're in my thoughts, and my prayers, as is Joe. Our family is here for you.
Mike Warren
October 11, 2016
Sending love and support during this time of Joes passing. May the memories you've created together comfort you in your time of loss. He will live forever through the times you've shared. Time will heal your wounds but never fill the void that's been taken.
Rebekah Atwood
October 10, 2016
May God be your strength in this time of sorrow Matthew 5:4 "Happy are those who mourn since they will be comforted."
October 9, 2016
We are very sad to hear of your loss.

Love to all.
Dick and Rosalie Knutsen
October 8, 2016
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