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Col Richard Hayden Agnew, Sr

Col Richard Hayden Agnew, Sr

Birth
Central City, Merrick County, Nebraska, USA
Death 11 Nov 1977 (aged 67)
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
Plot Section XIV, Row C, Site 41.
Memorial ID 30320129 · View Source
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Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA) Wednesday, November 23, 1977 - TACOMA, WASHINGTON -
RICHARD H. AGNEW SR, Colonel, a retired Army Colonel, Age 67, a 1935 graduate of the Military Academy, West Point, died, Saturday, November 11, 1977 in the Veterans Hospital near here. His widow now lives at 4004 Ocean Front, Virginia Beach. A native of Central City, Nebraska, he served 3 years in the Philippine Islands before World War II and 3 years in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He served in Europe for 3 years before going to Korea in 1958. He was former commander of Fort Lawton, WA in 1964. His numerous decorations include the Legion of Merit. Besides his widow, survivors include a son, Air Force Captain RICHARD H. AGNEW JR, stationed in Washington, DC; 2 daughters, Mrs. WILLIAM J. MCAWEENEY of Madison, Wisconsin and Mrs. DAVID GOLDBERG of Washington. A funeral was held Thursday, November 16, 1977 in the cemetery at the West Point Military Academy.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 5 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30320129
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Richard Hayden Agnew, Sr (30 Jun 1910–11 Nov 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30320129, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46862836) .