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Alan R. Wall

June 4, 1940 — October 23, 2021

Alan R. Wall, 81 of Williams died October 23, 2021.

Alan was born June 4, 1940 in Medford, Oregon to Carol and Elizabeth Wall. He moved to
Williams as a young child with his family. He attended Williams School and Grants Pass High
School. Alan graduated from GPHS in 1958. He was a member of the marching band and
played the sousaphone. During his time at GPHS he marched in the Portland Rose parade and
performed at halftime of a San Francisco 49er game. After graduation Alan attended Southern
Oregon College where he obtained a teaching degree in secondary education. He began his
teaching career in 1963 at Lincoln Savage and moved to Hidden Valley High School when it
opened. He continued teaching until 1985. He then changed his career path to follow his first
love and became a full-time farmer. He raised grain, hay, market hogs, and market lambs up until

Alan was very involved in the agricultural community. Alan was a 4-H leader for over 20 years
and was a member of the Young Farmer’s club. He served as co-chair for the auction committee
for many years. He was a member of the board of directors for Josephine Grower’s and then for
the Grange Co-op for over 20 years. Alan was also a charter member of the Applegate Lion’s

Alan enjoyed watching his grandchildren's extra-curricular activities. He put many miles on his
vehicles traveling all over the state watching soccer, football, basketball and track meets. He
took great pride in always being there. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with his
family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Margaret, daughters Kim Wall and Sandra (Jason)Wright, his
grandchildren Joseph Guevara, Lindsay Guevara, Alan Rojas, Parker Wright, Conner Wright and
a great granddaughter Chloe Guevara.

He was preceded in death by his parents Carol and Elizabeth Wall and his brother Richard Wall.

A celebration of life will be held November 20th at 2 PM at the Fairgrounds floral building.

Donations can be made to the Lewman Family scholarship fund at KeyBank.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Alan R. Wall, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

celebration of life

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Pacific time)

Josephine County Fairgrounds - Floral Building

1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527

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