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I CHENEY FREE PRESS Thursday, May 14, 2015 NEIGHBOR NEWS continued from page 6 Harvest your tomatoes when fully colored. Leave them on the plant an extra 5 - 6 days for even better flavor. Unfortunately, the animals often move in and feast on the ripening fruit. In this case, you may need to finish ripening toma- toes indoors. And once you taste that first red ripe tomato, you'll be looking for more sunny spots for containers or to expand your garden. Gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist Melinda Myers has more than 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books. She hosts The Great Courses "How to Grow Anything:Food Gardening For Everyone" D VD series and the nationally syndicated Melinda" s Garden Moment segments. My- ers is also a columnist and contributing editor for Birds 7 Blooms magazine. What's Happening continued from page 6 • May 21, Play and Learn Storytime (ages 2 - 5), community library, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • May 21, Tea Time, community library, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. City of Medical Lake • May 19, Organic Vegetable Gardening, community library, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. • May 19, City Council Meeting, City Hall Council Chambers, 6:30 p.m. • May 20, Play and Learn Storytime (ages 2 - 5), community library, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • May 20, Lego Club, community library, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Cheney School District • May 16, Cheney High School Band Per- formance, Lilac Parade, Spokane • May 18, Dessert Banquet, Cheney High School, 6 - 8 p.m. • May 18, All Grades Spring Pops Concert, Cheney Middle School, 7 - 8 p.m. • May 19, High School and Middle School Bands Concert, Cheney High School, 7 - 9 p.m. • May 20, 2nd Harvest Mobile Food Distri- bution, Cheney Middle School, 5 - 7 p.m. • May 20, Ct-IS Future Farmers of America Banquet, Cheney High School, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. MORE ONLINE Find the full calendar online at www.cheneyfreepress.com. continued from page 7 tonUniversitv. While serving in the Air Force, Rich was an instructor in the T-38, flew the UH-1N helicopter at Fairchild for Search and Re ue, and attended the Naval Test Pilot School in Patuxent River, Md. where he graduated top of his class. He retired from Edwards Air Force Base in California with the rank of Lt. Colonel after 20years of active service. Following his retirement in 1993, Rich and Karen, plus their two daughters, Erin and Jamie, returned to the Cheney area and spent a year building their new home, The Hying R Ranch. After a few years teaching at local col- leges, he was hired as a test pilot and engineer at Rocket Engineering in 1997. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Asso- ciation and enjoyed flying to Oshkosh, Wis. to attend their annual air show. Rich not only loved to fly but also enjoyed building airplanes and taking friends for rides in his plane, which he kept in his personal hanger on the ranch. He was physically active and ran several marathons and more than 20 Bloomsday races. On the ranch Rich was often found tending his herd of sheep, nurturing his home garden with help from his granddaughter and caring for all the animals that' their family has collected over the years. A life-long devoted Chris- tian and member of Cheney United Methodist Church, Rich lived his faith through service to others. Whether it was neighbors in need of help around their property or family projects or requests for volunteers at church, Rich was always eager and willing to lend ahand. Those who know him will remember him for his never-ending patience and non-anxious presence even when training novice pilots. Rich is survived by his wife, Karen and daughters Erin (Paul Jennings and granddaughter Ava) and Jamie(AdamWeingart). Me- morial services will be held Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 a.r at Cheney United Methodist Church at 204 Fourth St. (re- ception to follow) and Rocket Engineering at Felts Field at 5 p.m. Cheney Funeral Chapel. Visit the online guestbook at cheneyfuneral.com. Beverly G. Wilcox Bey was born Oct. 28, 1931, in Spo- kane, Wash. to Russell and Ha- zel Gilliam and passed away March 11, 2015. She was the oldest of three children. She is survived by sis- ter Shirley Radon and was preceded in death by brother Delbert Gilliam. Bey married James Lee Wilcox on June 28, 1952 in Four Lakes, Wash. Beverly received her bachelor's and masters in education from Eastern Washington Uni- versity. She was an elemen- tary school teacher starting her career in Athol, Idaho in 1951 and retir- ing from Valley ChristianSchool in 1986. Lee and Bev raised five chil- dren: Gayle, Jim, Laurie, Dave and Paul (1960-2012) in Four Lakes where she was active in church, school and com- munity functions. After retiring she and Lee lived 10 years in Ari- zona and enjoyed travel- ing in their RV throughout the U.S. and Canada. They returned to Spokane nine years ago and settled in Spokane Valley. She loved rock collecting, crafting, candymaking, genealogy and was an active member of TOPS and KOPS. Nothing brought her more joy than time spent with her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. They knew they were loved and treasured as she shared her enthusiasm for life with them. Her welcoming heart and home were open to many people over the years. In particular, Fred Swan and his family became part of her own. She is being remembered by her husband Lee, her children: Gavle and George Brown, Jim and Kim Wilcox, Laurie and Greg Heard, Da- vid and Corinne Wilcox; her grandchildren: Amy, Leah, Eli, Nathaniel, Benjamin, Zach, Tyrus and Rosie; her great grandchildren: Camille, Josephine, Madilyn, Elijah, Ezra, Kepler, Caleb and Jona- than plus many cousins, nephew, nieces and friends. Memorials in Beverly's name may be sent to Com- fort Keepers, Anna Ogden Hall, Four Lakes Commu- nity Church or Spokane Baptist Church. A memo- rial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Cheney Funeral Chapel. Visit the online guestbook at cheneyfuneral.com. ACTION,] OPEN 7 am - 5 pm Men - Fri Call for Saturday Delivery _ (Formerly Mane s Alterations) CHENEY BUSINESS CABLE/INTERNET Davis Communications, Inc. NO CONTRACTS Internet Cable Phone 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1920 4th Street Cheney, WA 99004 624-7129 AUTO CARE AUTO BODY AGGREGATE "San~'~Crave'@l • Crushed Rock • Drain Rock • Pea Gravel • Decorative Rock • Basalt Boulders • Top Soil • Fill Dirt • Compost • Sandy Loam • Wood, Concrete & Asphalt Recycling 9518 S. Grove Rd. [~ 509-534-7000 I~11 509..443-6234 Fax ~ I Same Day Delivery ~ I On Lawson Street behind Motion Auto. Come in and visit with UnHui (pronounced oonhee) Hammond. She does very profes- signal work, reasonably priced, and can respond to emergency situations. 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