Eddy Vern Maupin, Born January 17, 1930 to Howard Maupin and Dorothy Smith (Klahn) passed away peacefully September 7, 2018.
He married Renée Garcia (Olavsen) June 23, 1951 and were married for 52 years. They lived in Forks, WA, moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon in 1956, then returned to Port Angeles in 1965.
Eddy worked in logging and construction most of his life and for 8 years as a barber stylist. He loved reading and talking about science, writing and sharing family history, had a love of his yard, orchard, rocks and plants. Eddy loved his family deeply.
Eddy was raised on the Quillayute Prairie and spoke quite a bit of the Chinook jargon. He taught himself to read music and play the bagpipes, played in a local bagpipe band and enjoyed attending Highland Games in several states. He also had many special interest groups which he belonged, enjoyed mushroom picking and tribal carvings and paintings.
After the loss of his first wife, he married Remedios Bello Bargas and lived in the Philippine Islands for three years and later returned to Port Angeles where he resided until his death.
He leaves behind: his wife, Remy, daughter Evonne Lucas (Tom), son Edward “Andy” Maupin (Tami), Stepsons: Ralph Bello Bargas and John Bello Bargas, brother Bert Maupin, sister, Teresa Reyes (Gary, Sr.), step brothers: Ricky Klahn, Walter Moore and Jess Moore, grandchildren: Serena Tyler, Treva Webster, Cori Purnell, Megan Martino, Kyla Maupin, Sarah Riordan, Tara Lucas-Reay, Erin Rivera, and Edward “Alex” Maupin and many nephews, nieces and great grandchildren that he loved dearly.
Preceded in his death: His first wife, Renée M Maupin, son Louis D Maupin, grandson Brian V Schramm, brother Perry H Maupin, father Howard P Maupin, mother Dorothy V Klahn, a great grandson and great granddaughter, Samantha Webster.
Special thanks to Kim Lindquist and Jerry Finley for opening their home for the last days of our father’s life, Kyla Maupin, Terri Darlain and Assured Hospice for all their help and support.
Celebration of Life will be Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m., at the Upper Elwha Community Club, 90 Old State Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98363.