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Richard K. Ross (#47471569)
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Bio Photo I was born in Ogden, Utah.

I served in the Navy for 4 years as a sonarman (1966-1970), Three of those years were aboard the destroyer: USS Blue (DD-744).

I worked civil service for Hill Air Force Base, retiring after 42 years.

I work part time for Napa Auto Parts.

I love to do Genealogy research, which has brought me to Find A Grave. I like to help out in my spare time, and give something back.

For all requests for transfers, corrections, and additions please use the edit tab on the memorial.
Thank you, Richard
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My teacher for kindergarten and first grade
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Some of my favorite sites are:

Family Search

Utah Death Certificate Index

Utah Cemeteries & Burials

Ogden City,Utah Cemetery Burials Index

The USGenWeb Project

Ellis Island

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Don Calhoun
Navy Daze
Richard,

Check out my brothers memorial #80716785, It has to remind you of your days in the USN.
Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 29, 2014 1:54 PM
Don Calhoun
RE: Thanks for your work
We'll thank you also for your service in the Navy. You musta pinged onto a few subs during 1966-70. Actually I was playing soldier with my G.I. Joe when you were cruising. Me, I'm a little younger than you, and was in the AF from 1979-99. I'm not really retired as I work for BAE Systems writing Tech Orders for the military. I guess my biggest dismay is finding children dumped into cemeteries, sometimes for a hundred years, not linked to their parents. With Family Search and Find A Grave, I try to bring them together as a family.
Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 29, 2014 1:43 PM
Don Calhoun
RE: Thanks for your work
No I'm not related to Brock Rhoades, I'm just another soldier in the Find A Grave Army.
Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 28, 2014 5:54 PM
Don Calhoun
Thanks for your work
Nice memorial your did for Brock Andrew Rhoades.
Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 27, 2014 10:02 AM
Bill E. Doman
Edith Neeley
Hi: Cannot identify names without Find A Grave ID Numbers. Please advise. Have a good day.
Added by Bill E. Doman on Jun 23, 2014 8:13 AM
Dan
RE: Ada Louisa Phippen
Forgot to tell you - I come from Milford, down in Beaver County. Two of my sister's kids live in Clearfield.

Dan
Added by Dan on Jun 16, 2014 1:17 PM
Dan
RE: Ada Louisa Phippen
While you were on the Blue I was on my first (diesel) boat USS Tang SS563 out of Pearl; made two Westpacs on her. After that it was four Nuc Fast Attack boats; Gato SSN615, Philadelphia SSN690, commissioned the Bremerton SSN698 and launched and commissioned the Augusta SSN710. Between them I made 1 north Atlantic run, two Med trips, two trips to the Persian Gulf (one going around the world and the second ending in Pearl as part of a homeport change) and one last Westpac. The Bremerton is still in commission and is the oldest Sub in the Fleet. I was a forward ET, vice a Nuc ET. We operated and maintained the electronic Nav and ESM equipment. In-between the Gato and Philly I was an instructor at the Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific, Pearl (Ford Island) and after the Augusta I was lead instructor at Sub School at the Sub Base in Groton, Conn.

Thanks for your service.

Dan
Added by Dan on Jun 16, 2014 1:15 PM
David Metcalf
My Wife
Thanks for the floral and hummingbird arrangement.
I really appreciate your visiting her memorial page.

As far as John Wayne is concerned, I am the 2nd generation fan of his, My father Bart (1939-2010)
was also a fan.
Added by David Metcalf on Jun 16, 2014 12:58 PM
David Metcalf
Frances M. Metcalf
I really appreciate your flower arrangement on my wife's memorial page, I Thank You !!!
Added by David Metcalf on Jun 16, 2014 9:30 AM
David Metcalf
Alfaretta Neeley
My memorial has been deleted for her.
Added by David Metcalf on Jun 16, 2014 9:27 AM
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