Rodney C. Lisle, a former 25-year resident of the Twin Lakes area in Federal Way, died April 4 in Portland, Ore. He was 74.
He moved to Vancouver, Wash. in 2000.
He was born March 3, 1930 in Lynden, where he was educated. He enlisted in the Navy and was a Korean War veteran.
He retired from The Lucks Co. in 1990 as vice president of the equipment division. He also once owned a bakery shop.
He was a past member of Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.
Survivors include his wife, Madeline Lee-Lisle of Vancouver; daughters Carole Heermann of Woodland, Alice Jull of La Center and Pam Brammer and Debbie Crippes, both of Lynnwood; sons Jerry Lee of Bellevue and Scott Lisle of Lynnwood; brothers John Gillreath and Alton Gillreath, both of Modesto, Calif.; sisters Billie Kampen, Virginia Stiles, Wanda Griffith, Shirley Conner, Mary Hegel and Paula Baird, all of Modesto; and 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held at Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel, followed by burial in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vancouver.
The family suggests memorials be made to cancer research at Oregon Health and Science University, L217, 3181 SW. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Ore. 97239-3098, or to the American Cancer Society.