John Gardner began his journey on Nov. 27, 1951, in Bethesda, Md. John proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1971-1975 and fought in the Vietnam War. He began his 30-plus year career in construction in the early 1980s.
Ola Lee Patterson, 94, made her way to her heavenly home on April 10, 2018. She was devoted not only to her own family, but to so many others. Her devotion was rooted in her firm belief in God and has earned her a peaceful rest.
Harold Williams, 70, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on April 9, 2018. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi, Calif.
Clifford "Corky" Lunceford passed away March 5, 2018, in his home in Bear Valley Springs. He is survived by his brother James Lunceford, wife Donna; his two sons, Alan Lunceford and Glenn Lunceford. As well as his step-children, Cherice Hatton, and her husband Matt; Kim Little; Teresa Osborn…
David Purtian Watson Sr. was called home to Christ on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Klamath, Calif., surrounded by family. David was born March 6, 1961, in Lancaster, Calif., to James Watson Sr. and Shirley Watson.
Tate Douglas Satterfield, a husband, father, grandfather, son, uncle and brother, passed away at his home in Tehachapi. Tate lived life with a clever and curious spirit.
Karl Berthold Kinast passed away from a short struggle with leukemia on March 15, 2018. He passed away peacefully in his home in Tehachapi, Calif., where he felt most comfortable.
William Franklin Pendley was born June 22, 1942 and passed peacefully in his sleep March 15, 2018. He was known as Wilbur to some, Bill to others and Papa to his family — but he was loved and respected by all.
A Celebration of Life for Albert Mainord will be held on Saturday, March 24, at 2 p.m. in the Tehachapi High School Gymnasium. He was 71 years of age. Al’s life came to a conclusion here in the historical railroad town of Tehachapi, and began as a young child near the rails, as his grandfath…
Paul David Barrett, age 76, passed away on March 10, 2018, in Arvin, Calif. Services are being held at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018, at Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 E. Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin, Ca.
Jerry Adams, a longtime resident of Bear Valley Springs, Calif., and originally from Philadelphia, Penn., passed away peacefully on or around Dec. 31, 2017, at age 74 (or so) in Bear Valley Springs.
Brianna Gabriella Medina passed away on March 2, 2018, in Bakersfield, Calif. Services will be held March 15, 2018, at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi, Calif., at 11 a.m. and officiated by Pastor Nathan Hiner.
Margaret Mary (Halpin) Ortiz departed from this life suddenly in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. She was surrounded by her husband, Gilbert Ortiz, son, daughter, and daughter-in-law. Margaret was 61 years of age.
Larry became an angel on Feb. 1, 2018. He was born in Anadarko, Okla., on July 30, 1949, to Donald and Betty Jane Mathews. He moved to Tehachapi two years later with his family. Larry graduated from Tehachapi High School, where he played baseball and basketball, in 1967. He was always a Warr…
Wayne Eldon Vancil, 88, passed away at home in Tehachapi, Calif., on Feb. 9, 2018. A memorial service will be held at The Woods Pavilion, 323 W. F St., Tehachapi, Calif., on March 3, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Beverley Jean Davis, 75, was born July 13, 1942, and died on Feb. 11, 2018. Interment will be held at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 13017 Lopez Canyon Road, Sylmar, Calif., on Feb. 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Summit Christian Fellowship, 414 S. Curry St., Tehachapi, Ca…
Brad Harold Roberts of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Dec. 30, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at his and Lisa’s home, 212 B St., in Tehachapi, from noon to 2 p.m.
Kathrine Jane Cummings Parkman, 90, resigned her soul to God on the morning of Jan. 21, 2018, in her home at the family ranch in Tehachapi, Calif., under the loving care and support of her daughter, Beverly Billingsley, and her husband, Richard. After being blessed with numerous years of hea…
Kimberly Scammon was born in Blythe, Calif., on Aug. 30, 1966 and went to be with the Lord on Jan. 23, 2018. Kimberly was adopted by her parents in Riverside, Calif., when she was one month old, and lived there until 2005 when her family moved to Bear Valley.
Charles "Corky" Weaver, son of the late Solomon Arthur Weaver and Susan Lucile Hime, was born on Aug. 3, 1930 in Little Sioux, Iowa. His early years were spent in Cedar City, Mo., working on the family farm. He moved to California with his parents and graduated Lindsey High School in 1948.
Brad Harold Roberts, Oct. 13, 1965 – Dec. 30, 2017, also lovingly known by his family as Bradley, Boobalah, and Uncle B-Rad! Brad was born, raised, lived life to the fullest, and left us all too soon at the age of 52, in his hometown of Tehachapi, Calif.