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Darrell J Gerhardt VIEW PROFILE

Macy & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services

135 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR


On August 15, 2022, after a long battle with esophageal cancer, Darrell Gerhardt died peacefully with his family nearby.
He was born in 1957 to Cleo and Arlene Gerhardt. He grew up in Salina, Kansas and graduated from Central High.
In 1980 he married Joyce Scheibmeir. They had two children and lived in Tigard and Aurora before settling in Amity in 1999.
Darrell worked as press operator for Salina Journal, RFD in Wilsonville, and Eagle Web Press in Salem.
Darrell was most happy riding his mountain bike in Bend, hiking various trails in Oregon, growing a big garden and restoring a Victorian Farmhouse. His greatest pleasure in life was spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Joyce of Amity, his son Jeff (Melissa) of Manzanita, his daughter Erin (Horacio) of Bend, four grandchildren Max, Maia, Koa, and Rocco and siblings sister Betty (Art) Davis of Bennington, KS, sister Patty (John) Schmuck of Concordia, KS and brother Randy (Kristy) Gerhardt of Salina, KS.
He was proceeded in death by his parents Cleo and Arlene.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Good Shepherd Church in Sheridan, Oregon.
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Published by Macy & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services on Aug. 18, 2022.

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