|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1915|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 2004|
Devoted husband of Alice Beatty and beloved father of Marilynn, Kenneth, Andrew, and Dennis. Nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Merchant Marine ship's master, avid fisherman and gardener, craftsman, linguist, ham radio operator (W2RNV), enjoyed a good joke and a challenging crossword puzzle.
During WWII, his ship was in a convoy of supply ships. Before arriving at their overseas destination, every ship except his was sunk by a German U-boat. He was a veteran also of the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Grave inscription: "Home is the sailor, home from the sea"
Gulf Pines Memorial Park
Plot: Veterans section
Created by: Marilynn
Record added: Mar 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10549946