James “Jimmy” DeBord died from heart disease March 2, 2012, in Tacoma.
He was born March 18, 1959, in Bremerton, Wash., and later lived in Auburn, Enumclaw, Bonney Lake and Tacoma before settling in Lake Bay, Wash. He was an upholsterer for many years. He loved the Seahawks and nice cars and enjoyed visiting casinos and cutting firewood.
He is survived by sisters Linda Geyer of Tacoma, Barbara Soffner of Lake Bay and Tammy Hardy of Tumwater, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his father Charles W. DeBord and mother Myrna J. DeBord.
A celebration of life will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Prairie Ridge Hall in Bonney Lake. This will be a potluck; RSVP to Tammyhardy@comcast.net.
Bills show hundreds of residents doubled or tripled their water usage in the past two months, but many say they’ve not increased, or even decreased, their water consumption, and the city’s system must be wrong.
For the last decade, Ellen Boyd has been taking care the city of Buckley, most recently as its director of the youth center, senior center and parks department. So when Ellen was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian germ cell cancer, her friends decided it was time the community she dedicated her life to should come out to support her.
Mushroom pickers hiking just outside Greenwater recently stumbled upon a spooky scene — a human skull among the ‘shrooms.
Some Black Diamond residents have been the target of a recent phone scam by an individual that identifies themselves as a police officer, at times using a legitimate officer’s name.
Local football teams went three-for-four Friday night, with Enumclaw, Sumner and White River picking up league victories.