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Steven “Goody” Goodman, DMOR has passed away

We have been informed by Gerry Grosso of Steve Goodman’s passing on 27 January 2017. Jim McEvoy his neighbor and good friend had kept us informed throughout Steve’s illness and battle with cancer. Our hearts go out to Iris, his belowved wife and his whole extended family. Mr. McEvoy and Tom Hinger,DMOR and Black Lion […]

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LTC Larry Peterson, USA (Ret) Black Lion Passed away

We have been informed by James (Mule) Parker that his good friend Larry Peterson has passed away. Below is the official obituary: LTC Larry Dean Peterson, USA (Ret) son of Norman and Maxine (Cahill) Peterson, was born on December 6, 1940 in Clarinda, Iowa and passed away on May 22, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He […]

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Black Lion Ron Hansen passed away

We have been informed by Mrs Carol Hansen of the passing of her husband Ron Hansen. Ron was the S-3 for 1st Battalion 28th Infantry 66-67 and he died on an airplane on his way to Brazil to cruise the Amazon. The cause was cardiac arrest. He was a Major and loved attending Black Lion […]

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Donald R. Witmer, Co. A, 1/28th Inf. Black Lion

Donald R. Witmer 1946-2016  (Black Lion Co A 1/28th Infantry Regiment, Assn Member) Donald R. Witmer, 70 of Massillon, Ohio, died on Friday, September 9, 2016 in Spencer, West Virginia from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. He was born in Massillon on June 1, 1946 and was the son of the late Maurice and […]

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LTC Albert Clark Welch, USA (Retired)

On 9 January 2017 Clark Welch was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. His beloved wife Lacy and their two sons and their families were in attendence, along with a host of Black Lions and other friends. Below is what Dave Berry wrote just after hearing of the passing of Clark. April 13, 2016 […]

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Kenneth Wayne Bovee

Kenneth Bovee July 14, 1947 – March 22, 2017 New Boston, Texas Kenneth Wayne Bovee, age 69 of Hooks, Texas passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Bovee was born July 14, 1947 in Hazen, Arkansas. He was Self Employed Truck Driver, a United States Army and Vietnam Veteran, a Purple Heart […]

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Major, U.S. Army (Retired) Raymond V. Blanford

US Army Major (retired) Raymond Victor Blanford, son of Joseph and Loretta Blanford, Mishawaka, Indiana cashed in his 9th life on Saturday, October 10th, 2015 and finally won, getting what he’d wanted for so many years. He was 81. Age, sickness and a desire to rest in peace finally won over the strong heart that […]

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Steve Stone, Delta Co. 2/28th 1968 to 1969 R.I.P.

We just received word from Steve Stone’s wife Ruthann, that Steve has passed away on Wednesday 11 February 2015. His funeral will be held in Dunbar, WV 12:00 Noon, on Tuesday 17 February 2015. Funeral arrangements are being made by Keller Funeral Home of Dunbar, WV. Steve was part of 2nd Platoon of Delta Company […]

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