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Don Calhoun (#47651407)
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Bio Photo My father's side is from Lufkin TX and mothers side "The Weinman's" are from Stuttgart KS. I was raised in Altus & Lawton Oklahoma, and now live in Clinton Utah. I like to add old photographs to show a chronological order of an individual's life, even after death. I'm caught up with my family, so I'm inventorying local cemeteries.
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RE: Conrad Alma Smith - 73262617
Say My husband side of the family come throw Annie Elizabeth Smith. Conrad Alma sister.

Added by Vivian on Jul 21, 2014 11:14 AM
Ken Townsend
RE: Lindsey Royce Hunter
Do you know of an obit that we can post. If not and you want to write a bio, I would be glad to post it.
Added by Ken Townsend on Jul 08, 2014 10:03 PM
Barbara McCully
RE: Peggie Coverdell
Thank You for your time and effort in looking for my relative. I appreciate it! Best Regards-Barb McCully
Added by Barbara McCully on Jul 01, 2014 3:08 AM
Altus Cemetary
Yes, the grass at the cemetery is green, but the area is still in a serious drought. Jackrabbits in the cemetery? More like giant jackalopes!
Added by Mark on Jun 30, 2014 1:53 PM
Richard K. Ross
RE: Navy Daze

Yes, it brings back some memories looking at your brother's memorial. I was in the cub scouts too. I'm sorry for the family losses that you've had. I visited both brother's memorials, and your parents as well. I left flowers on their memorials.

I understand about the military and their Tech Orders. We were always using Tech Orders at Hill. Once in a while we would find a discrepancy in a Tech Order, or find a better/easier way to do the job, and we would request a change in the T.O. A lot of work goes into them for sure.

I was influenced by my father, in some of the choices that I made, while growing up. He was in the Navy and worked at Hill. He was a Machinist Mate, working in the engine room, aboard the battle ship U.S.S. Iowa during W.W. II. A few years after the war He started working at Hill repair their aircraft. He, eventually, became a foreman in the Flight Test area at Hill. He passed away in 2006.

I studied electronics in high school. Before I was 19, I worked at Hill for about 6 months in the electronics area. Then, I joined the Navy, and received training in electronics and sonar. After the Navy, I returned to Hill in 1970 and resumed working. I retired from Hill in 2008, but realized that I needed something to keep myself busy other than yard work, etc. So I decided to work part time at Napa Auto Parts. My cousin Brent works there, and I knew most of the people that worked there. Between Napa and Find A Grave, and lets not forget the yard work, I manage to stay busy.

Good Luck with the T.O.'s Don, that's a lot of work and responsibility.

Added by Richard K. Ross on Jun 29, 2014 3:08 PM
Richard K. Ross
RE: Thanks for your work

I guess we are soldiers in the Find A Grave Army, and I want to thank you for your service to Find A Grave. I want to say thanks to you, for your service to our country too! I hope you are having a great weekend, and enjoying the Thunderbirds Air Show!

Thanks again, Richard
Added by Richard K. Ross on Jun 29, 2014 11:36 AM
Richard K. Ross
RE: Thanks for your work
Thanks Don.

Are you related to Brock Andrew Rhoades? I'm not related, and I am willing to transfer his memorial to anyone that is close to him. I hope you have a nice weekend.

Thanks again, Richard
Added by Richard K. Ross on Jun 27, 2014 5:06 PM
Celeste Simmons
Aaron Drake
Hi Don, thanks so much for the information on Aaron's parents. I have made the links you suggested. Have a wonderful day.
Added by Celeste Simmons on Mar 28, 2014 5:16 AM
Ms. Clyde
RE: Ms Clyde
I went to school at Eisenhower with a guy named Steven (Steve) Hardy. He's on the LPD. That's the only Hardy I know.
Added by Ms. Clyde on Sep 23, 2013 7:21 AM
David Elliott, CAPT, USN (Ret.)
RE: Dr. Mary Townsend
She is still alive and lives in a sr center in winfield ks... How to Sleep on a Windy Night... I have that book... my father Elwood Elliott is mentioned in it... he was with Dr Mary's son...
Added by David Elliott, CAPT, USN ... on Apr 28, 2013 12:26 PM
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