Randy “Teddy Bear” Hoagland, 56 died Saturday, October 14th at his home in Gervais. Ted was born in Bend, Oregon to parents Ronald Gene and Olena Sue Hoagland. He was raised in the Gervais area where he met the love of his life, Laura Alicia Rueda. The couple had two sons, Travis and Justin. Ted owned Economy Auto in Brooks. He was fascinated with all things that had to do with cars and spent time racing cars in the 1980’s. He also enjoyed deer hunting. Ted will be remembered for his beautiful smile and his laughter.
Ted is survived by his parents; his wife Laura; sons and daughters in law Travis and Maria Hoagland, Justin and Sylvia Hoagland; two granddaughters Mila and Ella and one grandbaby on the way; brothers Tom Hoagland and Tim Hoagland. He will be missed by his family and many friends who loved him dearly.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held on Saturday, October 21st from 2 – 5:00 pm at the Woodburn Eagles Lodge 371 S. Pacific Hwy., Woodburn. Visitation days will be 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Wednesday, October 18th and 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm Thursday, October 19th at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service 605 Commercial St., SE Salem.