Thomas Harold Bender of Wallowa passed away Sept. 24, 2016 at age 76.
He was born June 28, 1940 to Harold Arthur Bender and Lucille Betty Hunt in Rapid City, S.D.
He is survived by son Dave Bender of Wallowa, brother Mickey Bender of Klamath Falls and brother Larry Bender of Georgia.
He was a good man who will be missed.
Family and friends will spread his ashes in the spring in a private ceremony.