Ernest Leo Preedy

Ernest Leo Preedy

Born May 16, 1931 in Sublette, Kansas to Evert & Maude Preedy, Ernest Leo Preedy passed away peacefully Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Spokane Valley, Washington.

A graduate of Mead High School in 1949, Ernest spent his college years at WSC where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering.

He married the love of his life Janice MacQuarrie of Cheney, WA in 1957.  A U.S. Army post Korean War Veteran, Ernie spent many years working as a Mechanical Engineer for companies such as Boeing, Adec and Intel.

He loved to camp, travel in the RV, golf and in his later years he hand crafted two beautiful wooden, Redfish Kayaks.  Ernie was a member of the Methodist Church and the Elks Lodge in Hillsboro, Oregon.  He was President of the Oregon Unit, Airstream WBCCI  Club and Downriver Golf Club member in Spokane, WA.

Ernie is survived by his wife, Janice MacQuarrie Preedy, son David (Natalie) Preedy, daughter Gail (Tom) Miller and his brother Mel Preedy, four frandchildren and three great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by both parents, and two brothers, Cloyce and Dale Preedy.  Memorial gifts may be made to UGM or charity of your choice.