Patrick Croghan Obituary

Patrick  Earl
Patrick Earl "Crog" Croghan

October 12, 1946 - September 18, 2018
Born in Roseburg, OR
Resided in Jewel, Oregon
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Patrick Earl Croghan, beloved son, father, brother, grandfather and friend,
passed away September 18 at his home in Jewell at the age of 71. A
resident of Jewell for the past 30 years, he was known locally as “Crog,”
and was a familiar figure in the North Oregon Coast community.

Crog was born October 12, 1946 in Roseburg to Earl Croghan and Betty
Lou Morris. He graduated from Reynolds High School in Troutdale in
1964, and married Robin Riebesehl, his high school sweetheart. They
would be married for 25 years and raise three kids who were his pride and
joy. While attending Eugene Technical College, Crog began his career at
Albany Plywood. He later worked for Price Industrial, where he became
part owner. He then worked for Hyster Sales Company where he started
as a service technician and was quickly promoted to salesman. He was
with Hyster for 35 years and retired in 2009.

An avid outdoorsman, Crog never missed chance to go hunting or fishing.
He was the proprietor of the famous “B Camp Bull Team,” a well-known
crew of fellow deer and elk hunters in the Coast range. Outside of the
season, his day almost always included making time for “grinin’and lookin’.”
In addition, his boat, “The Peddler” could often be seen at Bouy 10 and
running up the Columbia River.

Crog was an accomplished storyteller, with a big heart and a unique love of
social gatherings. His home in Jewell - known to everyone as “Crog’s
Place” - was a regular stop for friends and neighbors to pull up a chair,
shoot the breeze, and sip a cold one.

Patrick Earl Croghan is survived by his daughters Michele and Christy, his
son Patrick (or “Junior,” as his Dad called him), his grandsons Garrett,
Lewis and Hayden, his granddaughter Regan, and many beloved extended
family members. He was preceded in death by his father Earl, his mother
Betty and his brother Jerry.

A celebration of his life was held on Sunday, September 25th at Camp 18
from 1:00pm -3:00pm.
Funeral arrangements in the care of Hughes-Ransom Mortuary & Crematory,
Astoria, OR




Family Gathering
Celebration of Life
42362 US-26
Seaside, OR United States 97138
Sunday, September 30, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM