Benjamin Cline

Benjamin “Bob” Robert Cline, 92 of Cottage Grove, Oregon passed away December 14, 2017.  He was born October 11, 1925, in Wasco, OR to Benjamin and Lydia (Hanneman) Cline.  Bob served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Admiralties Islands servicing aircraft.  He worked for Bohemia Lumber Co. for 40 years taking leave to serve his military time.   Bob enjoyed automobiles, mechanics, small engine repair, dune buggies, bowling, gardening, scrap metal recycling and repurposing.  He married Evalyn R. Morris on July 12, 1947, in Vernonia.  Bob is survived by son Frank A. (Charlotte) Cline, Springfield, OR, son Rollin R. (Nancy) Cline, Eugene, OR, daughter Janelle G. Cline (Gathel Weston), Portland, OR.  He was preceded in death by his spouse Evalyn Cline In March 2012, and brother James “Dewey” Cline.  A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, on Saturday January 13, 2018, at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, 123 S. 7th St., Cottage Grove, OR 97424.  Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel.