Sandra "Sandy" Jean Abshere

June 7, 1948 - April 17, 2019
Born in Eugene, Oregon
Resided in Eugene, Oregon
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Sandra (Sandy) Jean Abshere, age 70, died on April 17, 2019 in Eugene, Oregon as a result of age related causes. She was born on June 7, 1948 in Eugene to William and Imagene (Duncan) Rhodes.

After graduating high school, Sandy went on to pursue degrees in Criminal Justice, and worked for Social Security as an administrative assistant for over 16 years.

In her spare time she loved fishing, hunting, camping, long drives to the coast and mountains, family gatherings, singing, playing Texas Hold'em with family and friends, reading, putting puzzles together, going to church, attending church camps, eating Bob’s Burgers, Arctic Circle, and King Neptune’s in Winchester Bay.

Sandy also traveled to Washington, DC to receive an Award of Recognition for her work with the Social Security Administration.

On June 5, 1971 Sandy married Fred E. Abshere in Springfield, Oregon. Together they enjoyed 48 years of marriage.

Sandy was preceded in death by her step-daughter Melodie Southwick.

Sandy is survived by her spouse Fred E. Abshere of Eugene, OR; daughters Heather C. Abshere and Rochelle R. Davisson of Eugene, OR; step-daughter Juanita Abshere of Eugene, OR; sister Charline Hixson of Eugene, OR; brother William (Butch) Rhodes of Veneta, OR; sister Connie Abshere of Roseburg, OR; 4 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and 5 step-great-grandchildren.

No service is planned at this time.




Funeral Home
Sunset Hills Funeral Home, Crematorium and Cemetery
4810 Willamette St.
Eugene, OR United States 97405