James Harvey Peery died Jan. 12. He was 78.

Mr. Peery was born Aug. 16, 1934, in San Diego. He married Marian Plaisance in 1959. He worked as a senior engineering technician for the Federal Highway Administration, retiring in 1988.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marian; children; Jayne, Jim, Chris, Mike, David, Ken, Anne, George and Mary; sisters, Marian and Bernice; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A visitation and rosary will start at 10 a.m., followed by an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial on Friday, Jan. 18 at St. Henry Church in Gresham.