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 Orville Gandee

Orville Gandee

Birth
Garner, Parker County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Apr 1989 (aged 69)
Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida, USA
Burial Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA
Plot 103, 0, 1239
Memorial ID 680610 · View Source
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Orville was born in Parker County, Texas and grew up in the Garner Community. He was the son of Lee Britt and Dollie Ida (Johnson) Gandee. There were 12 children born to his parents. Per info obtained from Parker County Military Records recorded during the 1940's in the Courthouse, "Orville Gandee, Son of L.B. Gandee, Poolville, graduate of Garner School. Entered Army in 1940, trained at Tarrant Field, Ft. Worth, Texas. Served in USA. Awarded GCM, AT, Victory, and Amer. Def. Ribbons. Discharged in 1945". Orville spent his lifetime in the military even after WWII.
My childhood memories of him was his calm, sweet personality. This made him all his nieces and nephews their favorite uncle.

Obit- Sun Circle West, Melbourne, Florida - Apr 24, 1989
Orville Gandee, 69, of 1240 Sun Circle West, Melbourne, died Saturday. Born in Garner, Texas, he moved to Melbourne from St. Louis in 1971. He was retired Air Force Master Sergeant and retired Army Aircraft Technical Representative for the Civil Service. he was a member of the United Church of Christ Congregational. He was a World War II and Korean War Veteran and was a life member of the National Rifle Association.
Survivors: Wife: Lillian B., daughters, Captain, Linda M. Gandee, Quantico, VA., Marsha Lea Ayers, Mount Airy, N.C.; Son, Steven Orville Gandee, Louisville, Kentucky; brothers, Bobby Gandee and Donley E. Gandee both of Weatherford, Texas; Sisters, Ada Jean Means, Weatherford, Texas and Evelyn Hudgins, Midland, Texas. Six Grandchildren.



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  • Maintained by: Melba Riedel
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 680610
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orville Gandee (16 Aug 1919–22 Apr 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 680610, citing Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Melba Riedel (contributor 47163334) .