Home | Classifieds | Place an Ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Obituaries | Contact Us | Subscribe | e-News | RSS
Palo Verde Valley Blythe/Quartzsite Times | Blythe, California and Quartzsite, Arizona

home : obituaries : obituaries August 28, 2014


8/23/2012 12:48:00 PM
OBITUARY: Roy C. 'Doc' Cheatwood

Roy C. "Doc" Cheatwood, 83, passed away Aug. 18, 2012 in Palm Desert, Calif. following a long illness.

He was born Sept. 12, 1928 in Paden, Okla. to Mary E. and George Cheatwood.

Doc's family moved to Blythe when he was 13 years old. He served three years in the Navy, being recalled during the Korean conflict, and was a VFW life member.

He married Mildred Murray on July 2, 1949 in Salome, Ariz. He was employed by CalTrans for 38 years and retired in 1990.

Doc enjoyed traveling to Bluegrass festivals and helped establish the Blythe Bluegrass Festival.

Doc is survived by his wife, Mildred; sons, Roy D. of Indio and George of Palm Desert; brother, Arnold O. (Norma) of Brawley; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Ellen; his sisters and one brother, Hazel (Fred) Plemmons, Opal (Warren) Starkey, Lola (Durell) Plemmons and Hershel (Opal) Cheatwood.

A memorial service for Doc was held on Aug. 23, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Frye Chapel.


    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Fiery, fatal crash closes Interstate 10 Sunday

•   New business opens in Palo Verde

•   OBITUARY: Margaret Teats

•   Palo Verde Unified rings the bell - first day of school

•   Jackets open season at Kick-Off Classic





Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit your comment entries to five(5) per day.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search


Find more about Weather in Blythe, CA
Click for weather forecast


Find It Blogs Features Milestones Submit Extras Other Publications Local Listings
Home | Classifieds | Public Notices | Galleries | Opinions | Obituaries | Merchant Guide | Contact Us | Subscribe | e-News | RSS | Site Map
Powered by 72dpi

Copyright 2014 Western News&Info, Inc.® Palo Verde Valley Times is the information source for Blythe, California, Quartzsite, Arizona and surrounding area communities. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Western News&Info, Inc.® Palo Verde Valley Times Online is a service of WNI. By using the Site, pvvt.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the site's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the site. Click Here to email your questions or comments to the Webmaster. Palo Verde Valley Times Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.


Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved