Fantail

The fantail has for many years been the place where crew members have gathered to pay their last respects to a fallen shipmate. It is, therefore, fitting that we too set aside the fantail as that special place where we remember our fallen shipmates.

Herb Pearlman, BM3 62-64, 13 March 2017, Reported by his wife Cheryl through Shirley Brown

** Leon Albert "Duke" Elliott, S1c, 44-, 12 April 1992, Reported by his Grandaughter Cathy Crossman Saiz through shipmate Mike Pollack

Ted Strauss, SK3, 56-58, 27 February 2017, Reported by his wife Brenda through Shirley Brown

Stanley J. Shaney, CSSN, 50-51, 3 December 2016, Reported by his Son through shipmate Mike Pollack

** John Zukosky, MM2c, 44-, 11 December 2001, Obituary found

Lowell Ernest Simons, QM1c, 45-, 14 April 2011, Obituary found

Maurice Lebrun, QM1, 49-, 1 April 2015, Obituary found

** Emil Edward Kitzman, S2c, 44-, Date not listed - buried in VA Cemetery Bradenton, FL

James Vertice Hull, QM3c, 45-, 15 November 2009, Obituary found

** Alden Curtis Haskell, Jr., 44-, 18 August 1983, Obituary found

James W. Festa, 55-57, 3 November 2015, Obituary found

Virgil Lee R. Eubanks, 55-57, 11 Februyary 2016, Obituary found

Francis A. Derby, QM3, 54-, 20 July 2014, Obituary found

Fabern I. H. Cossey, 54-, 17 January 2013, Obituary found

Neil C. Brooks, 54-, 29 July 2014, Obituary found

Edsel C. Carson, 52-54, 14 June 2015, Obituary found

Stephen Brock, 55-57, 28 January 2015, Obituary found

Joseph W. Baker, GMSN, 49-, 28 April 2006, Obituary found

Adrian M. Baine, MMC, 49-, 17 February 2011, Obituary found

James Ayers, 52-, 17 October 2007, Obituary found

William McIntosh, Jr., ET1, 62-, 11 April 2008, Obituary found

Leon J. Thomas, SN, 52-54, 14 January 2017, Reported by his wife Diane through shipmate Gene Blum

Paul Salai, RD2, 51-55, May 2014, Reported by his daughter Rhonda Barriger

Herb W. Vogt, EN3, 62-63, 14 December 2016, Reported by shipmate Karl Swigart who found his obituary

Paul R. Wilkerson, Sr., MMC, 49-50, 3 May 2003, Reported by his son Paul Wilkerson, Jr.

Robert J. Keegan, HMSN, 52-53, 6 August 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

Doyle Wayne Holcomb, SN, 49-50, 31 July 2014, Reported by family member with return of reunion notice

John D. Ritchie, EM2, 54-58, 1 October 2016, Reported by is wife Ruth

John F. Gutmann, SR, MM2, 63-63, 31 March 2015, Reported by is wife Marjorie

Oscar F. Jarnigin FN1/C, 45-46, 9 August 2003, Obituary found with return of reunion notice.

James W. Cloud, MM1, 60-64, 2 February 2014, Obituary found with return of reunion notice.

Joseph C. Parer, MM3, 51-53, 25 June 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice.

Edgar D. Fleming, E4, 62-67, 26 August 2014, Obituary found with return of reunion notice.

Norman W. Bale, RM3, 45-46, 7 July 2016, Obituary found with return of reunion notice.

Gaylord (Gene) Balch, YNSN, 50-51, 12 May 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice.

Pierson L. "Pete" Eaves, CSC, 58-62, 27 October 2016, Reported by his wife Bonnie

** Elbert A. Vowell, SK3, 44-45, 24 January 2016, Reported by his wife Marion

Joseph E. Kradas, FT3, 55-58, 22 April 2016, Obituary found with return of reunion notice.

Donald R. Scherf, SO2, 52-56, 26 September 2016, Reported by his daughter Cheryl Maday

Dante H. Tomasini, Jr., YN3, 67-68, 23 May 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

Paul E. McIntire, 19 February 2011, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

** Roland E. Labby, BKR3, 44-46, 16 January 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

Dennis Cox, GMG3 62-64, 19 April 2013, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

Henry W. Spatz, STG1, 67-73, 17 November 2016, Reporte by his wife Amelia

** Alwin H. Schowalter, F1/C, 44-46, 19 August 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

Richard G. Ede, BT3, 56-57, 10 July 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

George Datz, BM3, 61-64, 22 June 2016, Reported by his son Greg Datz

Carmen A. Esgro, FT2, 49-52, 16 December 2010, Reported to shipmate Frank Chesla by K. Rosenthal

Thomas J. Iannotti, FC, 51-53, 22 March 2015, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

David C. Gilmore, EM3, 62-64, 4 February 2010, Obituary found with return of reunion notice

** James W. Marshall, ME3, 44-46, 28 October 2016, Reported by his stepson Andrew Lane through shipmate Mike Pollack

Ted Force, MM, 53-55, 2000, Reported by his son Ted Force through shipmate Mike Pollack

James O'Neill, MM3, 55-58, 31 July 2016, Reported by his wife Virginia

Howard Allen Lincoln, QM3, 49-50, 28 February 1983, Reported by his daughter Kimberly A. McMahon (lincoln)

Werner C. Bierbach, SOM3, 45-46, 1 June 2016, Reported by his daughter Jill Bierbach through shipmate Mike Pollack

** Perry W. Shelton, BT3, 44-46, 22 April 2016, Reported by his partner Francine Feltman through shipmate Jim Hawker

Anthony V. Vigna, BMSN, 52-54, 10 April 2016, Reported by his wife Dottie Vigna through shipmate Eugene Blum

Walter (Vaughan) Roberson, ENS, 44- , 23 March 2016, Reported by Gene Maresca USS Everett F. Larson Historian through shipmate Mike Pollack

Walter E. Brown, SN, 49-50, 8 June 2005, Reported by his son Gary Brown through shipmate Mike Pollack

Paul M. Fenstermaker, RD2, 56-, 26 March 2015, Returned Scoop, obituary found by shipmate Frank Chesla

Joseph M. Casper, 55-58, 2013, Reported by shipmate Hugh MacAlister

* Billie J. Blevins, GM1, 51-60, 15 April 2015, Reported by his wife Mary Blevins

* Capt USN (Ret) Charles H. Witten, CDR, 55-57, 21 July 2015, Reported by his son Spence Witten

* Leo P. Bouley, HMSN, 62-63, 15 February 2015, Reported by his son Paul Bouley

* Faustino Fernandez, GMC, 50-51, 15 May 2014, Reported by his daughter Patricia Egan <

*Included in 2015 Memorial Service

** Plankowner of USS Soley