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Richard McLean (#47286888)
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Bio Photo I served 25 years in the United States Army retiring as an E8 (Master Sergeant) 1976-2002. I served as a Chemical and Technical Escort NCO.

I am proud to be a Desert Storm veteran, serving in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

After Retiring from the US Army, I became a Department of the Army Civilian, serving as a Deployment Support Specialist with the 4th Infantry Division, deploying three times with them to Kuwait and Iraq from 2005 - 2008.

I just returned to the Scott AFB, IL from my overseas assigned with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) in Kuwait.

I am a member of the Patriot Guard Riders and proudly support the family of fallen Veterans.

A long time Motorcycle rider with over 1,000,000 miles riden.

I have only been a member of Find a grave for over four year and I enjoy taking photos of grave yards for those that are far away from their ancestor's graves.
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Janis Hendrick
Marissa Cemetery
Richard: I see where you took a photo which is on the main page of the Marissa Cemetery in St. Clair Co, Illinois. Since you are a military man, I thought you might enjoy what we are doing here in MN. Our genealogy society has taken up a two-year project to locate records and a photo of the men who went down with the USS Arizona on Dec 7 1941 in WWII. It is setup a new memorial. I am a volunteer which was given 4 men to start working on and one is John Calvin Atchison who was born in Sparta but moved to St. Louis before he joined the Marines in Aug 1940. He has been tough to find information about but I know his parents were Xenophan Earl Atchison and Ethel Ragsdale. I am looking for a relative or descendant of this family. John had a sister named Jacqueline who has passed in 1993. Anyway, parents of Xenophan - Richard and Mary J. Atchison plus siblings of Xenophan are buried in Marissa Cemetery. A family of miners. Any chance you would know of any Atchison still in the Marissa area?
Janis in Minnesota
Added by Janis Hendrick on Apr 23, 2015 7:45 AM
William Old
William D. Old II
Sgt:

Would you mind making a correction? My dad died in Shavano Park. He lived there for 34 years and was proud of that fact! I don't know if you post obituary links but his obituary will appear tomorrow in the Express News and is also on the Porter Loring website. Thank you so very much for posting this to findagrave!

Bill Old
Added by William Old on Apr 11, 2015 10:09 AM
Steph T
RE: Ruby V. Magerkurth
Got it, thanks so much. Sorry for the confusion, but the person that transcribed the photo information flip-flopped a couple of letters in the name so it wouldn't show up if you did a search by name. I should have ALL burials that have a headstone in the Coulterville Cemetery by now, and if they are not listed they most likely have no stone. Thanks for all the additional information you've come up with!
Added by Steph T on Apr 10, 2015 12:51 PM
Billie Blackstock
Military
Thank you for your Service!
McLean was my grandmothers maiden name she came from Scotland when she was 3 years old Feb.1864. Billie
Added by Billie Blackstock on Apr 10, 2015 10:23 AM
cmm 945
John Vollet
Thank you for your suggested edit for John's memorial, which I accepted. Are you a relative? Regards, Charlie
Added by cmm 945 on Mar 31, 2015 9:57 PM
huffybuffy
Thanks for your serviec!
Added by huffybuffy on Mar 27, 2015 1:33 PM
Henry J. Inman
Thank You!!
Thank you, Richard, for transferring my aunt Jackie Inman’s memorial to me. God bless you!

Henry J. “Hank” Inman
Added by Henry J. Inman on Mar 23, 2015 7:48 AM
YankeeGraver
Benedict Mollet
Hello Richard,

Thank you for trying to find a stone for him. I did not know if there was one or not. I do appreciate you taking the time to do this.

Rob
Added by YankeeGraver on Mar 22, 2015 7:11 PM
Alfons L. Ims
Memorial James & Jacquelin Plocher
Thanks a lot for the pictures.
I'm German and for me it's not so easy to take the pictures by myself.
I'm happy about findagrave and people like you who supports these kind of requests.
Best regards
A.L.I.
Added by Alfons L. Ims on Mar 22, 2015 3:20 PM
John Hardester
Boller headstone photo's
Thank you Richard for taking and posting these photo's for me. I really appreciate it!

John
Added by John Hardester on Mar 17, 2015 6:58 AM
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