former 20-year resident of Big Bear City, passed away on Aug. 2, 2011, in Harbor City, Calif.,
after a three-year battle with cancer. Born in Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 17, 1949, he moved to
Southern California at the age of 3. He grew up in San Pedro and was a retired journeyman
lineman, employed by Bear Valley Electric Co. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Cheryl
of Harbor City; daughter Janelle and two grandchildren, Kyle and Shannen, of Big Bear City,
Calif.; a brother Michael of Gilbert, Ariz., and a sister, Nancy of Lone Pine, Calif. Services were
held Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.