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Retired. Spent my younger days as a staff engineer in automated escape systems for fighter aircraft-primarily for installation into the AV-8A and AV-8B Marine Corps light attack fighters. Later, as a aerospace technical proposal consultant, mostly worked in Northern Ireland, England and France with shorter periods in Germany, Italy, and Canada. Also worked all across the United States--from LA to NYC. Born in Asheville, NC. 8 March 1943.|
Researching: Wakefield/Ballew/Bishop/Phipps/Baker/Chunn/Fleming among other lines...willing to help those, like me, who are just starting out. Also willing to obtain photographs of graves located in Buncombe, and McDowell Counties in NC.
With warm regards to all...
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|Barbara Campbell||RE: R.R. Wakefield|
Thank you for your quick reply. I looked at this Robert's probate records and a few other documents and could find no middle name or initial. I also considered Judge R.R. Wakefield probably would have gone by Junior. I am a direct descendant of Josiah A Wakefield, I tend to be protective. Thanks for your other recent edits and as we seem to be cousins I will wish you a Merry Christmas!
|Barbara Campbell||R.R. Wakefield|
Really need your source for this edit.
Many thanks for the photos!
Added by WillM on Jun 25, 2014 8:13 PM
|Eileen T||Blanche Jackson|
Glad you were able to get this one done before it faded some more. She must of had an interesting time in the military back then. Thank you.
Added by Eileen T on Jun 25, 2014 10:44 AM
|Barb||Helen and James Duncan|
Thank you so much for posting the lovely photos. Volunteers like you are special people. You take time to make others happy. Thanks again.
Added by Barb on Jun 25, 2014 9:22 AM
|Roger D||Oma Sloan Fugate|
Thank you for her photo.
Added by Roger D on Jun 23, 2014 11:19 PM
Thank you for adding the photos. They add so much more to the memorial.
Added by Jack P on Jun 23, 2014 11:56 AM
|jerry colon||thank- you so much|
i new billy for a short time in MA. where we both worked. we are both veterans.
he was desert storm and i was in operation iraq freedom and he was there when i shipped out for a whole year.i never got to see him again.
he told me he had cancer and i told him the VA would fix him up for free but he did not make it and he never told me how sick he really was so now i feel so guilty for not going to see him as i planned.
i was getting married and money was tight so i figured if he is doing ok so far i will get married and then go visit him but he died .
his wife told me he died and to call the house later but never got any answer to this day..i now will go see his grave and do what veterans do for our fellow veterans...we leave a penny,dime,quarter or silver dollar on the grave or buried next to stone. we always leave something every time we visit.. so thank you very much.i could not of done this myself
|William Wayne Metcalf||Charles Epley Photo|
Thank you for the photo. May you be blessed in a special way.
|Harvey Hague Lusk, Jr.||Charles Wakefield|
Charles Wakefield (1722-1815) is my 5th great grandfather. I descend through his son Thomas (m. Nancy Johnson) and their son Thomas M. Wakefield (m. Elizabeth McDaniel) and their daughter, Mary Mahalie Wakefield (m. James Calvin Hague).
Harvey Hague Lusk, Jr.
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