In Memoriam

May these American heroes never be forgotten.

 

Rest easy sailors, we have the watch.

This section contains obituaries of shipmates and others who have recently passed away. Each obituary will be posted on the website for a period of one year from date of posting.

 

Alfred G. “Ted” Hubbard

1925 – 2012 He was born in Bay Shore, L.I., New York on February 15, 1925 the son Alfred R …
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Aristotle Ares

1924 – 2020 ARES, ARISTOTLE 95, passed away January 23, 2020. He was born on Miami Beach on January 26, …
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Arthur E. ‘Art’ Solberg, Jr.

Solberg, Arthur Edward Jr. “Art” who resided in Bloomington, MN at the Masonic Home passed away at the age of …
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Avery R. DeBoard 1938 – 2021

Cleveland, SC – Mr. Avery Ross DeBoard, Jr., 82, loving husband of the late Lorraine Swick DeBoard, of Cleveland, passed …
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Bernard A. Jacob 1923 – 2019

May 27, 1923 – December 29, 2019 Bernard Alexander Jacob passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Aberdeen. Bernard …
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Bobby H. Smith 1938 – 2019

Bobby Harold Smith, 81, of Texarkana, TX, passed away on October 13, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones after a …
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Charles L. Maehren 1925 – 2019

Minnesota boy, WWII Vet. (USS Yorktown), Husband, Father, Carpenter, Seattle Firefighter, Contractor, Traveler, beloved Papa and friend to many. Charles …
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Clark Edward Wise Jr.

Clark Edward Wise Jr. of rural Champaign died at 6:34 p.m. Monday (March 22, 2021) at home surrounded by family …
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Craig A Bolin

May 27, 1940 – July 15, 2021 Craig Allen Bolin, age 81, of Clarksville, Iowa, was born the son of …
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Dan Englehardt

Born in Chattanooga, TN, Dan moved as a child to the Washington DC area, where he became an Eagle Scout …
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Danny L. Harrell 1948 – 2021

Danny Louis Harrell born July 31, 1948 to James Daniel and Mary Jo Harrell in Dallas, Texas and passed on …
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David Cowart

1940 – 2021 David Collier Cowart, age 81 of Suwanee, GA passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021. He was …
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David W Beck

1941 – 2020 DAVID W. BECK David Beck of Santa Fe, New Mexico, passed away after a lengthy illness on …
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Delmer J. Secord 1927 – 2015

Delmer J. Secord, 88, of La Crosse, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015, at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center …
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Dennis Czech

1945 – 2021 Dennis Carl Czech, 76 year old resident of Little Falls died Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Little …
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Edward B. Purcell Jr. 1925 – 2020

Edward B. “Buzz” Purcell, Jr.May 28, 1925 – December 26, 2020 Columbia, South Carolina – Edward B. (Buzz) Purcell Jr., …
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Ernest D. Greci 1924 – 2021

Longtime Long Beach resident Ernest (Ernie) D. Greci passed away on May 26, 2021 at the age of 96. He …
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Floyd A. Hedberg 1922 – 2015

HEDBERG, Floyd A., 93, of Glen Allen, died December 29, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond. He was born …
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Gerald Dickinson

Oct 21, 1937 – Apr 8, 2021 Gerald W. Dickinson, 83, of East China Township, formerly of Zion, IL, entered …
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Gerald Ward 1946-2020

Gerald W. Ward was born July 17, 1946, in Valentine to Delbert and Phyllis (Farley) Ward. He grew up in …
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Glenn M Benningfield

April 9, 1933 – March 26, 2017 Glenn M. Benningfield of Campbellsville, son of the late Sammie T. Benningfield and …
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Harve D. Murray 1936 – 2016

Harve David Murray, 80, saddled up and rode into the heavens on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, surrounded by his family …
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Ira Kanarek

Feb 28, 1919 – Feb 24, 2018 Ira Nathan Kanarek, age 98, of Woodland Hills, California, passed away on Saturday, …
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Jack Monroe Barnes

Jack M Barnes of Ontario, OR passed away on June 18, 2021. He served on the Yorktown as in CR …
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James E. Phipps Sr. 1923 – 2019

Hamilton – James E. Phipps Sr. died peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, March 15, 2019, at the Brudnick …
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James E. Vine 1944 – 2020

James Edward Vine, age 75 of Wayland and formerly of Howell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.  Born …
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James Laughon 1932 – 2015

Laughon, James 01/06/1932 ~ 05/10/2015 EL CAJON — James Howard Laughon, 83, of El Cajon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, …
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James Pilling 1922 – 2021

James Allen Pilling, 98, of Wallingford, CT, husband of 61 years of the late Gloria (Crisafi) Pilling, passed away January …
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James Watzek

1946 – 2016 James Watzek, born Feb. 18, 1946 in Cincinnati, OH passed away peacefully in his sleep in his …
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John G Williams

Nov 20, 1927 – Jan 29, 2021 Williams, John G.Nov 20, 1927 – Jan 29, 2021John G. Williams, 93, of …
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John R. Goodwin Sr. 1934 – 2019

John Richard Goodwin Sr. Elmira, NY – Of Elmira, NY and LakeWales, FL passed into the arms of his Lord …
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John W Edge

October 6, 1947 – May 3, 2021 John W. Edge lost his battle with cancer on May 3, 2021, at …
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Joseph E. Millard 1936 – 2021

Joe Millard died June 10, 2021 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA. He was born on April 6, …
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Kenneth Leland Groff

SN Kenneth Leland Groff passed away October 26, 2021 in Plaines, MT Medical Center. He was assigned as a side …
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Kenneth W. Jones 1925 – 2020

PEORIA – Kenneth Wesley Jones died on October 20, 2020 after a long illness with Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a …
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Lawson Maury

Lawson Dunn Maury, Sr., age 96, a proud Navy veteran of WWII and successful lumberman, passed naturally and peacefully from …
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LCDR Robert McKnight

Robert Van McKnight passed away on March 12, 2021 surrounded by his family. McKnight led a colorful, productive, and distinguished …
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Manning Cox 1924 – 2017

April 15, 1924 – August 6, 2017 Manning O. Cox, age 93, of Trumbull, avid golfer and friend to Little …
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Milo M. Sarchet 1937 – 2021

Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. We are sad to announce that on May 11, 2021 we had to say goodbye …
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