April 24, 2019
June 6, 1927 - April 9, 2019
Byron “Barney” Earl Christianson, 91, of Sweet Home died April 9, 2019 at the Veterans Home in Lebanon.
He was born June 6, 1927 in Kansas City, Mo. to Conroy F. and Frances (Erickson) Christianson, the third of four sons.
He grew up in La Verne, Calif., moving to Medford when he was in the eighth grade. He lived in California, Medford, Hawaii, Philomath, Corvallis, Utah, Texas, Eugene and Sweet Home.
Mr. Christianson graduated from Medford High School and went straight into the United States Navy. He served for over six years, as a corpsman. Discharged...