Former Rogue Valley resident, James Marcus O’Quinn, age 84, died on August 6, 2005 while visiting his son in Midland, Texas. Cremation was held in Texas and a service of celebration with Military honors will be held at Fort Bliss National Cemetery at a later date.
He was born Nov. 13, 1921 in Walters, OK to Marcus Daniel and Melba (Montgomery) O’Quinn.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Iona O’Quinn of Klamath Falls; also his children Becky, Christy, Teri, Robin, James, Daniel, and Kathleen; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother Bentley; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcus Daniel and Melba (Montgomery) O’Quinn, a sister, Patricia O’Quinn, and a granddaughter, Lana Sweat.