Stephen Ray Partlow of Boardman passed away in Boardman on Nov. 11, 2020 at the age of 73.
He was born on Feb. 17, 1947 in The Dalles to John and Doris LaVern Baker Partlow.
Stephen grew up in Boardman where he attended school, graduating from Boardman High School in the class of 1965. He attended Blue Mountain Community College for a short time until joining the Army. He served in the 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles) during two tours in Vietnam. After his honorable discharge he returned to Boardman, where he worked as a union carpenter. He retired in 2002.
Stephen enjoyed building things and helping people. If you ever saw him at the bar, he always had a story to tell. He enjoyed deer and elk hunting with his son, brother, two granddaughters and other family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by a son, Stephen; brother, John Partlow; sister, Susan McLachlan; two granddaughters, Alexis and Aunika; and many extended family members and friends.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at Riverview Cemetery in Boardman.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.