Kendall Vance McKean Jr.

Kendall Vance McKean Jr., born Oct. 24, 1963, passed away July 9, 2021. Kendall was born in Newport Beach, California. He was the youngest of six children: Patrick, Debbi, Steve, David and Kathy. He spent much of his childhood in Hesperia, California, before moving to St. Helens, Oregon, where he soon swore, he’d never leave.

Kendall worked as a truck driver, mechanic, and iron scrapper, but most enjoyed restoring and selling cars. By far, however, Kendall’s greatest joy was raising his son, Jon. He has been described as “the best father,” imparting many skills and guiding love.

Kendall is survived by his son Jon; brothers, Patrick and Steve; sisters, Debbi and Kathy; and many, many great friends.

You’ve left a hole in our hearts we will fill with your memories.

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