Don Beal Passes Away at 53

Don Beal

Donald Eugene Beal of Irrigon passed away on July 8, 2021 in Irrigon at the age of 53.

He was born on June 3, 1968 in Pocatello, Idaho.

Don grew up and attended schools in Idaho. After high school, he served in the Air Force Reserves for six years. While serving in the Air Force, he received his training and certification to become an electrician. He worked as an electrician for IBEW Local #112 and lived and traveled throughout the Pacific Northwest during that time.

Don was a self-taught computer geek and enjoyed camping, fishing and cooking. He loved listening to music, especially Christian music. He had a strong faith and belief in God.

He is survived by his longtime life partner, Leah Strong; mother, Larraine Harrison; uncle, Scott (Nancy) Beal; aunt, Becky (Marion) Hostetler; and several cousins and extended family members.

A service will be announced at a later time.

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.


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