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David Richard DeMayo

February 20, 1948 ~ December 15, 2020

David Richard DeMayo of Heppner was born Feb. 20, 1948, in Geneva, New York, the son of Kenneth and Beverly (Clust) DeMayo. He went to be with his Lord on Dec. 15, 2020, in Heppner at the age of 72, after injuries stemming from a Parkinson’s related fall. 

Dave spent his childhood in Painted Post, New York, where he graduated from high school in 1966. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy and saw the world, seeing action in Vietnam. His home base was in Hawaii, with many R&R times spent in Hong Kong and in the Philippines. He had fond memories of times spent in Hong Kong where he sponsored a boy at a Roof Top school. He was honorably . . .