John Robert Van Winkle

November 7, 1961June 17, 2018

John R. Van Winkle, 56, of Hillsboro, Oregon passed away on June 17th, 2018. He was born in Portland, Oregon on November 7th, 1961. John graduated from Forest Grove, Oregon. He was married to Lisa Van Winkle on August 10th, 1991. John had a career in bus sales for Thomas International and Blue Bird. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Van Winkle; sons, Robert J. Van Winkle and Kevin J. Van Winkle; siblings, Lisa Redding, Julee Howard and Mark Van Winkle.


John Robert Van Winkle

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david hicks

June 27, 2018

Out of bootcamp, got stationed with John in VF-24. He was a great person and friend. We partied a lot on the beach and when on detachments! Had a great time with him. He will be missed until we later meet and party again! RIP Renegade!

Sue Coultas Rupp

June 27, 2018

I'm so sorry for his family and friends. I've known John since our school days, our Class of 80 has lost another. I have some fun memories with him and others from those good ole days. We'll miss him for sure. Prayers for his family, take good care of each other.

Vicki White Pedraza

June 26, 2018

John was such an easy going, supportive, FUNNY guy. I met John in Junior High. Truly going to be missed.

Sherri Davis (Yates)

June 22, 2018

I have many fond memories of John from Forest Grove High School Class of 80. Condolences to his family and friends.

Darin and Rachel Flaig

June 21, 2018

We are deeply sorry for the loss of such a great man. We met John through his youngest son Kevin. John was always a very supportive person and fun to be around. We are very saddened by the loss of such a great person. Our Prayers and Thoughts go to his Wife and 2 Boys . Sending Love your way.