David Jonathan Tearle
on February 18, 2017 · Leave a Comment
David Jonathan Tearle (76)
March 26, 1940 – February 14, 2017
Memorial graveside service with military honors at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 2PM. Internment service preceded by a ‘Celebration of Life’ open house held 12-4 PM Sunday, February 19th at 870 SW Willow Creek Drive in Aloha, Oregon. David was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He loved the Pacific Northwest coast and resided in Astoria prior to making Portland his home. He was a veracious reader and photographer, loved to cook, ride bicycle, roam the road in his Volvo and travel when he could. David was a life-long learner and pursued higher education in Gerontology. He was passionate about helping other veterans and geriatric patients in their life journey. He is survived in life by many caring friends and a loving family. David had three children: Jonathan, Chad (June) and Shannon (Anthony Laylon) and six grandchildren: Lexus, Kennedy, Mackenzie, Erik, Nora and Anna. David was a proud man, highly intelligent, respectful, honorable and lived with great dignity throughout his life. May he rest in peace and always be remembered kindly.