Fay Pishion, went home to be with the Lord
peacefully on August 20th, 2013 at the age of 91. He was born in Adams County, Wisconson to Herbert and Esther (Richardson) Pishion on January 12, 1922.
Fay married Ellen Hewitt in 1943 and to this union was born 7 children. He moved to The Dalles,
Oregon in 1963. He
married Mary McDonnell in 1971. They enjoyed 32 years of camping,
horseback riding and horse trading.
In 2004, Fay married Regina Miller. They shared the love of horses, milk cows, and
Fay was often seen
enjoying his passion for draft horses by farming with them, driving them in the Dufur Threshing Bee and through the Pendleton Round-Up. Last year he was honored as the oldest teamster there.
It has been said that, “Fay was such an
incredible man, critical and impatient but loving and sensitive, all wrapped up in a
Fay was preceded in death by his parents
Herbert and Esther.
Siblings: Nora, Ernie, Herbert, Alma, Wilma, Esther, and Ruth.
Children: Jane, Jean, Herbert, and Bert. Wives: Ellen and Mary.
This amazing man is
survived by his wife Regina; brothers: Leonard (Elaine) Pishion and Otis (Dorothy)
Winchester; Children: Amos (Linda) Pishion, Ada Daniels, and Russ (Diana) Pishion, Kathy (Pierre) Champoux, Roberta (Jim) Hinson, Amanda Christiansen, and Megan Wiebe;
grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Celebration of life will be held at Calvary Baptist Church 3350 Columbia View Drive on September 21st at 11:00 am officiated by Fay’s pastor and dear friend, Norm Wells.
In lieu of flowers, please bring Fay’s favorite pie... “More Pie” to enjoy after lunch.
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