John David Andrews died of natural causes in his home with his dog, Rusty, by his side. He was born on his father’s birthday to John Pershing Andrews and Carol (Houck) Andrews -Wallan in Bend, OR and was the second of five children.
John graduated from Redmond Union High School in the class of 1968. He was active in student government, key club, chess club and wrestling. He attended the University of Portland and graduated from Portland State University in business and accounting. He was a CPA in Cottage Grove, OR until he retired in 2016.
In addition to reading, fishing, hunting and gardening, John hiked the Pacific Crest Trail from California to Washington. He loved his dogs and was rarely without a canine companion. After retirement he developed culinary interests, creating and sharing his recipes.
John was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother and by his five children; Marilyn Andrews, Portland OR; John Andrews, Eugene OR; Emily Andrews, Portland, OR; Jim Andrews, Tangent OR; Scott Andrews, Mt. Angel, OR; first wife, Patty Will Andrews, mother of his children; second wife, Jacque Robertson and her son Nate; and five grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings Carol Andrews Randall (Rick); Mary Patricia Andrews Fisher (John); Leslie Andrews Weigand (Craig); Joseph Andrews (Sonya) and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held for family members at a future time.